Reliance Retail on Sunday announced its intention to assert its rights and finalize the transaction in terms of the agreement with Future Group after Amazoncom was granted redress by a Singapore-based arbitration panel against the group company owned by Kishore Biyani for its agreement with Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL)
“RRVL has entered into the transaction to acquire the assets and business of Future Retail Limited under appropriate legal advice and the rights and obligations are fully enforceable under Indian law,” the sales subsidiary told detail of India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd in a report
« RRVL intends to assert its rights and complete the transaction in accordance with the plan and agreement with the Future group without any delay, » the statement added.
The statement comes after U.S. e-commerce company Amazoncom was relieved on Sunday by a panel arbitration against its partner Future Group over its deal with Reliance Industries for Rs 24,713 crore, which resulted in the suspension of the Future-RIL deal Amazon sued Kishore Biyani-owned group company in arbitration and accused it of breaching contract Future Retail had signed the deal with Reliance Retail Ventures Limited for a stake sale in August of this year
Last year Amazon agreed to buy 49% of one of Future’s unlisted companies with the right to buy flagship Future Retail after three to ten years Subsequently, Amazon brought the group company owned by Kishore Biyani to arbitration after the indebted Future Group signed an agreement to sell retail, wholesale, logistics and warehousing units to Reliance. Mukesh Ambani Industries
Passing a provisional price in favor of Amazon, VK Rajah asked the Future group to put the deal on hold and added that he could not continue until he finally made a decision on the matter. told moneycontrol sources with knowledge of the development Meanwhile, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed the news and said the company expects an early conclusion of the arbitration proceeding.
« We welcome the decision of the emergency arbitrator We are grateful for the order which grants all the remedies that have been requested We remain committed to a speedy conclusion of the arbitration process, » said the door – Amazon talk
Notably, Reliance Industries Ltd had announced in August that its retail subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL) was acquiring the business of the Future group for Rs 24,713cr in order to strengthen its retail business by expanding and strengthening electronic commerce « Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd, will acquire the retail and wholesale business and logistics and warehousing business of the Future Group as ongoing businesses on the basis of a down sale for a lump sum aggregate consideration of Rs 24,713 crore, subject to adjustments as defined in the composite scheme of the deal, « the company said in a statement
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