Beleaguered global retailer Ahold has provided its syndicate of banks with the audited 2002 financial report for its Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn.

Delivery of the statements for Albert Heijn was one the conditions for the availability of the $915m unsecured tranche of the 2.65bn euros credit facility announced in March.

Ahold must deliver the audited 2002 financial results for its Stop & Shop chain Stateside no later than June 30.

Audited consolidated results for the whole Ahold group must be delivered no later than August 15.