Reliance-Future Group deal: Amazon sends legal notice, alleges breach of contract – ETtech

International retail big Amazon has despatched a authorized discover to promoters of Future Group for allegedly breaching a non-compete contract over the latter’s cope with Reliance Industries (RIL), ET Now reported on Wednesday.

In late August, RIL mentioned its unit Reliance Retail Ventures (RRVL) is buying the retail and wholesale enterprise and the logistics and warehousing enterprise from the Kishore Biyani-promoted Future Group as going considerations on a stoop sale foundation for a lump sum whole consideration of Rs 24,713 crore.

In August 2019, Amazon purchased a 49% stake in Future Coupons for about Rs 1,500 crore. The latter owns 7.three per cent stake in Future Retail that operates in additional than 1,000 shops beneath Huge Bazaar, Fbb, Foodhall and Easyday Membership manufacturers.

The discover alleges Future Group didn’t meet the standards of its deal.

The Amazon-Future Group dispute grievance redressal mechanism contains knocking the courts’ doorways and arbitration course of as nicely.

ET Now mentioned RIL, Amazon and Future Group declined to remark.

Forward of the report, RIL shares closed 2.13 per cent at Rs 2,257.15, whereas Future Retail dropped 1.89% to Rs 88.30, and Future Enterprises declined 1.68% to Rs 11.74.

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