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Carrefour finishes Asia exit with Taiwan sale – Expat Information to France

French grocery store chain Carrefour mentioned Tuesday it had agreed to promote its Taiwanese outlets to its companion within the nation, Uni-President, thus finishing its exit from Asia.

Primarily based on an enterprise worth of two.0 billion euros ($2 billion), Carrefour will guide a capital achieve of round 900 million euros from the transaction.

Uni-President, a Taiwan-based worldwide meals conglomerate that can also be the 7-Eleven franchisee within the nation, will develop into the only proprietor of Carrefour Taiwan.

It has a community of 340 shops and 129 buying malls that make use of 15,000 folks.

“Carrefour Taiwan will proceed utilizing the Carrefour model in Taiwan within the coming years and will likely be a part of the large community of Carrefour model licensees in over 40 nations,” Carrefour mentioned in assertion.

In 2021, Carrefour Taiwan generated working earnings of 243 million euros on internet gross sales of two.5 billion euros.

The sale, topic to approval by Taiwanese regulators, has lengthy been the topic of hypothesis, with Carrefour acknowledging it was re-evaluating its overseas operations.

Carrefour give up China in 2019, the place it had been current since 1995, promoting its operations there to the native group Suning.com for 620 million euros.

The sale of Carrefour Taiwan, which was arrange as a three way partnership with Uni-President, marks Carrefour’s exit from Asia.

It just lately accomplished the acquisition of Grupo Large in Brazil, strengthening its place within the nation and Latin America, which is Carrefour’s different massive area moreover Europe.




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