25 July 2016

Ahold and Delhaize successfully complete merger

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has advised Royal Ahold on finalising its merger with the Belgian Delhaize Group, after US regulatory authorities cleared the merger. Ahold Delhaize now forms one of the world’s largest food retail groups with 22 market-leading local brands with 6,500 stores in 11 countries.

The merged entity is quoted as “AD” on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels.


De Brauw has advised Royal Ahold on all its corporate advisory matters related to this merger.

De Brauw team: Martin van Olffen (lead partner), Johan van der Hoek, Olav Klaver and Jonas Hinrichsen.

Click here to read Ahold Delhaize’s press release.