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Reliance offer 40% stake in Reliance Retail to Amazon for $20 bn
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Reliance offer 40% stake in Reliance Retail to Amazon for $20 bn

Mumbai, Sept. 10th, 2020: Reliance offered a 40 percent stake in its retail arm worth about USD 20 billion to Amazon. As per the sources "Amazon has held discussions about investing in the conglomerate's Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd unit and has expressed interest in negotiating a potential transaction."The deal size at USD 20 billion would be the biggest ever in India. Both Reliance and Amazon refused to comment on the report. "We would like to reiterate that as a policy, we do not comment on media speculation and rumors and we cannot confirm or deny any transaction which may or may not be in the works," Reliance said in an email response. A similar response was also sent to stock exchanges. "Our company evaluates various opportunities on an ongoing basis," it said. "We have ...
Ambani’s Reliance acquires Future Group for $3.4 billion
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Ambani’s Reliance acquires Future Group for $3.4 billion

New Delhi, Aug 31, 2020: Indian Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries acquired Ashok Biyani led Future Group for $3.4 billion (Rs 24,713 crore) to bolster its fast growing retail business. "Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), subsidiary of Reliance Industries, will acquire the retail and wholesale business and the logistics and warehousing business from the Future Group as going concerns on a slump sale basis for lumpsum aggregate consideration of $3.4 billion," the company said in a statement. Through the deal, Reliance will acquire Future Retail that owns the BigBazaar that sells everything from groceries to cosmetics and apparel, and Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd that operates fashion discount chain Brand Factory. While Reliance will takeover Future Consumer Ltd, wh...