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Following Wumart’s announcement last October that it intends to acquire an 80% stake in Metro China, the deal is now complete on 23 April. In this article, we explore what impacts this merge might bring to China’s grocery industry.

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Metro China has agreed to sell a majority stake to Wumart. Metro China will retain 20% stake Metro China kicked off the official selling process in March earlier this year. In May, eight companies were shortlisted as prospective bidders . Metro has released a statement, “this partnership includes the sale of Metro’s entire indirect participation in Metro China to a subsidiary of Wume...
Germany’s Metro has shortlisted eight companies for its China business, a deal valued at between US$1.5bn and US$2bn as previously reported . Top retailers among the bidders Reuters news agency, citing multiple sources who cannot be named due to the confidential nature of the sale process, reports the following are joining the bid: Alibaba, in partnership with Taiwanese retailer ...
Lotte Mart has agreed a deal with Chinese retailer Wumei Holdings Inc. to sell its 21 stores in Beijing. The deal Lotte will sell 87.38% stake of its Lotte Mart stores in Beijing to Wumei Holdings Inc. for CNY1.42bn (US$224m). Wumei operates Beijing-based supermarket, Wumart, covering mainly northern parts of China. To ensure a smoother transition for the stores, Lotte will maintain a 5% sh...
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