Royal Ahold (NYSE: AHO), the international food provider, today announced it has become 100% owner of the TOPS supermarkets in Malaysia. Ahold already owned over 65% of the joint venture company RA-PPB (TOPS) Retail Sdn Bhd in Malaysia, the sole owner of the supermarkets. Its local partner, PPB Group Bhd, has held the other shares since 1996 when the company was established.