WARSAW Dec 14 Europe's largest retailer
Carrefour (CARR.PA) and its largest British peer Tesco (TSCO.L)
are among four bidders for Zabka retail chain, two sources told
Reuters on Tuesday.
Polish subsidiaries of Tesco and Carrefour were not
immediately available for comment.
"There are four bidders left, two strategic (investors) and
two financial (investors)," a source close to the transaction
said, commenting on the sale of Zabka which operates more than
2,300 stores in Poland and the Czech Republic.
"The two strategic investors are Tesco and Carrefour," a
market source added.
Josef Janov, managing partner for Poland at Czech-based
Penta Investments which owns Zabka, declined to comment but
reiterated the final decision on the sale would be made in
(Reporting by Agnieszka Barteczko and Adrian Krajewski;
additional reporting by Piotr Bujnicki and Maciej Onoszko)