Metro Cash and Carry has made the decision to exit the Danish market.

  • Two of the five Metro Cash and Carry stores will be sold to Euro Cater, a leading food service company in Denmark and Sweden.
  • The transaction is subject to approval by the Danish antitrust authorities.
  • A decision is expected at the end of November.
  • The remaining three stores will be closed effective 31st December 2014.

Sales in Denmark reached EUR 236 million for the FY 2013, which accounts for 1.5% of Metro Cash and Carry’s sales in Western Europe (incl. Germany).