Ahold (ADRNY) merger with Delhaize (DEG)

Ahold completed its merger with Delhaize on 7/23/2016 for Ahold stock.

The prospectus sent to Delhaize and Ahold shareholders for this merger was originally found through the Investor Relations area of the Ahold web site.


This merger is a simple tax-free merger. The information below is based on the information available from the prospectus. It can also be found in a form F-4 filed with the SEC. Price information is from websites offering historical prices. These instructions are for holders of Delhaize ADRs (DEG) who received Ahold ADRs (ADRNY). 


The Merger Entry

Go to Transactions > Merger or Accounting > Securities > Record merger of securities depending on the version of the software being used. If you are unfamiliar with merger transactions you can get help at this URL: https://www.iclub.com/support/kb/default.asp?page=normal_merger


Here is the information you need to complete the merger.

  • Date: 7/23/2016
  • Old Security or Merging Company: Delhaize Group (DEG)
  • Price per share of old Security / DEG : 28.11
  • Cash received:  See your broker statement for cash-in-lieu amount
  • New Security: Ahold (ADRNY)
  • Shares received : 1.1875 x (# of DEG shares owned)

            (Remember to include fractional shares.)

 For example, if you owned 100 DEG shares, you should receive 1.1875 x 100 = 118.75 ADRNY shares.

Save the transaction and the merger has been entered.