Royal Ahold (NYSE: AHO), the international food provider, yesterday announced that the Spanish stock exchange authorities (`Comision Nacional del Mercado de Valores') have declared a positive result of Ahold's public tender offer for the outstanding shares of Superdiplo S.A. Superdiplo shareholders tendered 49,797,129 of the 51,000,000 outstanding Superdiplo shares in connection with the tender offer which closed at midnight on December 27, 2000. This amount represents 97.64% of Superdiplo's share capital.