Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Ahold announced today that it has successfully completed the sale of its stake in Scandinavian retailer ICA to Hakon Invest of Sweden.
This follows Ahold’s agreement with Hakon Invest regarding the sale of Ahold’s 60% holding in ICA as announced on February 11, 2013.
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