亚马逊137亿美元收购Whole Foods

北京时间6月16日晚间消息,亚马逊周五宣布,将以约137亿美元收购全食超市(Whole Foods)。

亚马逊称,将以每股42美元的现金收购这家有机食品连锁超市。全食超市创建于1980年,现有187家连锁店,遍布于全美各地。

这也是迄今为止亚马逊进行的最大一笔并购交易。交易完成后,全食超市联合创始人约翰·麦基(John Mackey)将继续运营公司。

在此之前,亚马逊最大一笔并购交易发生在2014年,当时以9.7亿美元现金收购视频游戏服务公司Twitch Interactive。截至今年3月底,亚马逊拥有215亿美元现金及现金等价物。

亚马逊CEO杰夫·贝索斯(Jeff Bezos)在一份声明中称:“有数百万人喜欢全食超市,因为它提供最好的天然有机食品,让人们吃得更健康。”

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以下是消息原文:

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for$13.7 billion

Amazon(AMZN)is buying Whole Foods(WFM)for$13.7 billion,the companies announced on Friday.

In a statement Friday morning,the onlineretailer said it would buy the high-end grocer for$42 per share,more than the$33.06 per share Whole Foods closed at on Thursday.The deal is Amazon’s biggest deal ever,topping the$1.2 billion the company paid for online footwear retailer Zapposin 2009.

In pre-market trading on Friday,Amazonshares were up slightly,rising about 0.9%.Whole Foods shares were halted fortrade shortly after 9:00 a.m.ET.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said, “Millions ofpeople love Whole Foods Market because they offer the best natural and organicfoods,and they make it fun to eat healthy. "Whole Foods Market has been satisfying,delighting and nourishingcustomers for nearly four decades— they’re doing an amazing job and we wantthat to continue."

John Mackey,the CEO of Whole Foods,willremain CEO of the company and its headquarters will remain in Austin,Texas.The companies expect the deal to close in the second half of this year.


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