×
By
Reuters
Published
Oct 30, 2009
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

India's Pantaloon Retail to spin off Big Bazaar

By
Reuters
Published
Oct 30, 2009

MUMBAI, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Pantaloon Retail Ltd (PART.BO), India's largest listed retailer, said its board had approved spinning off its Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar operations and related formats into a wholly-owned subsidiary to raise funds.


Pantaloon Women's Fashion

Pantaloon, the flagship company of Kishore Biyani's Future Group, runs 119 Big Bazaar stores in more than 70 cities across India, and plans to have 275 stores by 2014.

The board also approved consolidating Pantaloon's holding in Future Capital Holdings and some insurance joint venture firms into a single entity, Pantaloon said in a statement on Friday 30 October. (Reporting by Aniruddha Basu; Editing by John Mair)

© Thomson Reuters 2022 All rights reserved.