Disclosure of major shareholding
BRUSSELS, Belgium, August 12, 2015 – Pursuant to the Belgian Law of May 2, 2007 relating to the publication of major shareholdings in listed companies, Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB - NYSE: DEG), has received a notification of the threshold 3% being crossed by Davidson Kempner European Partners LLP which owned 3.50% of Delhaize Group’s voting rights as of August 3, 2015.
On August 7, 2015, Simmons & Simmons LLP notified Delhaize Group that as of August 3, 2015 Davidson Kempner European Partners LLP owned 3 627 706 Delhaize Group shares, representing 3.50% of its voting rights. The denominator is 103 766 860 shares.
According to the notification that Delhaize Group received from Simmons & Simmons LLP on August 7, 2015, Davidson Kempner European Partners LLP is controlled by Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP.
The notification is available on our website under the section Corporate Governance.
» Delhaize Group
Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. At the end of the second quarter of 2015, Delhaize Group’s sales network consisted of 3 445 stores. In 2014, Delhaize Group recorded €21.4 billion ($28.4 billion) in revenues and €89 million ($118 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2014, Delhaize Group employed approximately 150 000 people. Delhaize Group’s stock is listed on NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).
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