The largest Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will acquire from Auchan Retail International shares of the largest Chinese hypermarket operator Sun Art Retail Group for $ 3.6 billion, according to the press release from Alibaba.
“Alibaba is investing $ 28 billion ($ 3.6 billion) to acquire … 70.94% of Auchan Retail’s stake in its A-RT Holdings division, which owns 51% of Sun Art,” – the statement said.
After closing the deal, Alibaba will directly and indirectly own approximately 72% of the Sun Art.
Following the publication of the announcement of the deal, Sun Art shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose in price by 18.6%, Alibaba shares – by 1%.
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