Belgian beer giant AB InBev is said to be eager to sell its German regional beer brands. A possible sale would certainly fit within its diversification strategy to more profitable drinks.
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French supermarket group Carrefour is said to be planning to sell off its Taiwan operations, valued at around 1.6 billion euros, shortly.
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Beter Bed Holding is selling its Swedish activities, known under the name Sängjätten, to the Lars Larsen Group, which also owns Jysk. The sleep specialist wants to focus on the Benelux and is simplifying its management structure.
Reebok has reportedly attracted the far-reaching interest of Authentic Brands. The owner of brands such as Juicy Couture, Nautica and Nine West is said to be willing to pay a billion dollars (820 million euros) for the struggling sports label, which Adidas has put on the market.
Belgian postal service bpost is looking to sell its retail branch Ubiway (including the Press Shop and Relay chains), as it is no longer part of its core business.
Korean LG Electronics, once the world's third largest smartphone producer, is quitting that particular market to focus on other activities.
Philips is selling its domestic appliances department to the Chinese investor Hillhouse Capital. In recent years, the Dutch multinational has divested most of its consumer products to increase its focus on medical technology.
The Swedish investment group Kinnevik is dividing its shares in Zalando among its own shareholders. Thus, the fashion platform loses its largest shareholder, accounting for 21 per cent, but at the same time gains a lot of new shareholders.
Casa International, owned by the Blokker family, has sold its only three-year-old distribution centre in Olen. The retail chain is suffering heavily from the corona crisis.
Enrico-Glasbest acquires the European pasta sauce, pesto and mayonnaise business under the Bertolli brand from Unilever. Previously, the FMCG giant had already sold the Italian brand's olive oil and margarine.
AB InBev sells nearly half of its US can plants to a consortium formed around the investment company Apollo. The proceeds of the sale will be used to reduce debt.
John Lewis has decided to discontinue its international expansion strategy. The department store chain is also closing its webshop for foreign customers.
Walmart sells Japanese retailer Seiyu to investment company KKR and e-commerce company Rakuten. The company, which is headed by the Belgian Lionel Desclée, has been for sale for some time now.
Unilever has exceeded expectations last semester: profit grew even during the height of the Covid-19 crisis. Still, the company decided to divest (most of) its tea segment.
The potential sale of Lipton by Unilever is attracting a lot of interest: six groups of investors are already considering an offer, including the parent company of chocolate producer Barry Callebaut.
Just months after completely exiting Asia, British supermarket chain Tesco is now also retreating from Poland. The chain has sold its 301 Polish supermarkets to a Danish group.