Éxito shareholders endorse sale to GPA

Éxito shareholders endorse sale to GPA

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Shareholders in Colombia's Grupo Éxito have agreed to their part in Groupe Casino's plans to rearrange ownership of its assets in South America, according to the BVC stock exchange in Bogotá. Almost all of Éxito's shareholders – 96.6% – approved the proposal to sell the company to Sendas Distribuidora, a subsidiary of Brazil's  Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição, known as GPA, for COP18,000 ($5.23) per share. Sendas sold BRL8 billion ($1.91 billion) in debentures in Brazil in August to fund th

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