Karanovic & Nikolic partner advises Agrokor Group on Mercator acquisition

Agrokor Group and the consortium of sellers of Mercator have announced that all of the preconditions for the transaction have been satisfied, allowing Agrokor to purchase a 53.1 per cent stake in Mercator. Karanovic & Nikolic partner Rastko Petaković advised Agrokor Group on the acquisition process and merger clearances. 

The deal was finalised on 27 June 2014.

Mercator is Slovenia’s largest retailer and Agrokor is the largest private company in the region, active predominantly in the manufacturing, distribution and retail of fast-moving consumer goods.