Carrefour Announces an Agreement to Acquire the Network of 86 Billa Supermarkets in Romania
Carrefour (Paris:CA) announces today an agreement to acquire Billa Romania from the Rewe group. Spread over the entire Romanian territory, the 86 supermarkets of Billa Romania have a total sales area of 83,000 square meters.
Through this acquisition, Carrefour would become the leading supermarket operator in Romania, strengthening its multiformat offer to better serve its clients.
The completion of this transaction remains subject to approval by the relevant antitrust authorities.
Carrefour is the leading retailer in Europe and the second-largest retailer in the world, employing more than 380,000 people. With 12,000 stores in 35 countries, the group generated revenues of €100.5 billion under banners in 2014.
As a multi-local, multi-format, and omni-channel retailer, Carrefour is a partner for daily life. Every day, it welcomes more than 12.5 million customers around the world.
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