Thai tycoon Charoen keeps buying

Berli Jucker, a retail and trading company controlled by Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, agreed to buy Metro's cash & carry business in Vietnam.

Thai tycoon Charoen keeps buying

Berli Jucker, a Thai company controlled by tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, struck a deal on Thursday to buy German retailer Metro's cash and carry business in Vietnam for an enterprise value of 655 million $876 million to beef up its retail presence in Vietnam.

Singapore-listed Frasers Centrepoint, a property firm also controlled by Charoen, is in the midst of taking over property firm Australand, and made an unconditional offer for the company also on Thursday.

Berli Jucker will...

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