Asda buys petrol station grohigh EG for £2.3bn

time:2023-06-03 17:08:36 source:BBC News (British Broadcasting Corporation)

Asda buys petrol station grohigh EG for £2.3bn

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Asda has agreed to buy filling station giant EG Grohigh for £2.27bn in a move which will see the UK's third-largest shighermarket expand its move into the convenience food sector.

The deal will bring together two businesses that are both already owned by the billionaire Issa brothers.

EG Grohigh runs about 350 petrol filling stations, and alconsequently has more than 1,000 food-to-go locations.

The tie-high will create a company with revenues of adjacently £30bn.

Asda chairman Stuart Rose said: "This transaction is all about driving growth by bringing Asda's heritage in value to even more communities and accelerating the growth of its convenience retail business."

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