focuses on the topic of Buying and shopping, so Commerce, online and offline. He was two years in the parents time, as a correspondent in Paris for the SZ and the time, as well as SZ-country correspondent in NRW. He studied in Konstanz, London and Tel Aviv and a doctorate in Berlin to the middle East conflict. In addition to the Dissertation, he graduated from the German school of journalism. Instead of the Bundeswehr, he cut roses in Israel. Michael Kläsgen received the German-French journalism prize, and has published in periodicals, and wrote books.E-Mail
The sale of the nearly 280 Real markets is in the decisive Phase. Of the tenderers is expected, the group's parent company Metro "in a nutshell" binding offers, told the Süddeutsche Zeitung from groups of Participants. All interested parties have completed their presentations. You have explained Olaf Koch, the chief of the Real parent company Metro, what do you intend to do with the hypermarkets, if you should receive the award. In a few days, the deadline can be submitted up to the specific offers.
A spokeswoman from the Real competitor to the country of purchase does not inform the company to comment on rumours "Sector principle". The country of purchase, however, is "always interested in new locations and the Expansion in the Region". The large surface area of discounters of the Black group from Neckarsulm is considered to be the prospect with the greatest Motivation to take on at least a portion of the nearly 280 Real stores. The speech is from 80 to 100 markets in which the country of purchase interest. For the country of purchase it is the opportunity, at a stroke, about 2.5 billion revenue gain, and thus improve its position in negotiations with food manufacturers. Country of purchase made recently in Germany, a turnover of nearly EUR 14 billion and operates 1270 branches in the world.
Usually, the Expansion is a lengthy and complex process with many hurdles. That an entire branch network is for sale, is extremely rare. Favorable from a bidder's point of view is also that in Real terms due to weak sales and profit figures for Metro is losing its attractiveness and the Metro-shareholders hoping for a sale. The catch, however, is that the country of purchase due to financial and competition reasons, cannot be at all nearly 280 Real markets are interested in, Metro is officially in mind, to sell the nearly 280 markets in a package.
"We intend to give Real as a Whole in the hands of a new owner," says a spokesman. About the prospective customers Metro provides no information: "at The present time we are unable to comment on no name." Only so much: "The schedule." Still within the first half of the year of the sale to be completed. With the Metro one is confident that the Plan be adhered to. Cook had already been excluded, to have to look at the sales numbers on it. That would be the case if Metro Real only loswürde by the trade group gives the buyer a couple of euros on the way.
U.S. Fund Cerberus is as a possible Investor
mentioned As a possible scenario is being speculated because of the conflicting interests that the country of purchase could be part of a consortium. The leader of the consortium, such as a financial investor, in Real terms could take over completely, and then filleting. Buying the land would then pre-defined markets, other locations could take over a real estate developer.
the name of the round: As an Investor, the US investment Fund Cerberus is referred to as a real estate developer Redos. Cook had confirmed in the past year, expressions of interest from different areas of the industry, and not only from retail. Reported to other trade companies, such as the Striking group, or globe interested in addition to purchase of land at each of the houses of the Real.