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CCI approves Amazon.com's proposal to acquire 49% stake in Future Coupons

Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings is a direct subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

CCI approves Amazon.com's proposal to acquire 49% stake in Future Coupons

The (CCI) on Thursday said it has approved com NV Investment Holdings' proposal to acquire about 49 per cent share in Future Coupons.

"The proposed combination pertains to the acquisition by the acquirer (Amazon) of approximately 49 per cent of the voting and non-voting equity shares of the target (Future Coupons Ltd)," a statement said.

The proposed combination consists of certain other constituent steps involving Future Coupons Ltd (FCL), Future Corporate Resources Pvt Ltd (FCRPL), and Future Retail Ltd (FRL).

A detailed order of the CCI will follow, the statement said.

com NV Investment Holdings is a direct subsidiary of com, Inc (ACI) and belongs to the Amazon group. ACI is the ultimate parent entity of the Amazon group, it added.

FCL is principally engaged in marketing and distribution of corporate gift cards, loyalty cards and reward cards to corporate customers, it said.

FRL (and its subsidiaries) are active in the Indian retail market and currently operate multiple retail formats in hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores under various brand names.

FCRPL, on the other hand, is engaged in business of management consultancy services and trading in goods and services and also has investments in various Future Group of

First Published: Thu, November 28 2019. 21:25 IST
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