Slovenia: Mercator to be Finally Sold

People ♦ Published: June 14, 2013; 12:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

It is the ninth sale attempt for Slovenian trade chain Mercator today, but it could be finally sealed. Croatian corporation Agrokor is the interested party. A dozen owners will decide about the retail chain’s fate.

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The acquisition between Slovenia and soon-to-be EU member country Croatia could provide for optimism is the economically crisis-ridden European Union.

On Friday or at the beginning of the following week, shareholders of Slovenia’s largest trade chain are supposed to decide on the selling of an equity stake of 53 percent to Croatian conglomerate Agrokor. The value of the…