Zaandam, The Netherlands/Santiago, Chile - The international food provider Royal Ahold announced its Chilean joint venture Santa Isabel will acquire 100% of shares of Chile's Supermercados Agas S.A. Agas operates 17 large stores in Santiago, Chile with 1999 sales of approximately Euro 100 million. Santa Isabel will increase currently operated stores to 111, following the Agas transaction. Ahold's total annualized sales in Latin America will then top Euro 3.6 billion, according to businesswire.com.