Advent to acquire 80 percent stake in Walmart Brazil

 BOSTON and BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 4, 2018 – Walmart Inc. and Advent International, one of the largest global private equity investors, announced that Advent has agreed to invest in a majority stake in Walmart Brazil to strengthen the business and position it for long-term success. Under the terms of the agreement, Advent will hold 80 percent of Walmart Brazil, and Walmart Inc. will retain the remaining 20 percent upon the completion of the transaction. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval in Brazil. “We have been in Brazil for over 20 years and are excited about this partnership with one of the country’s leading retailers,” said Patrice Etlin, a Managing Partner at Advent International in Brazil. “We believe that with […]