October 22, 2016 1:48 AM ET

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Company Overview of Uchumi Supermarkets Limited

Company Overview

Uchumi Supermarkets Limited operates retail supermarkets in Kenya. Its stores offer food, non-food, and textile products, and a range of general merchandise. It operates 27 stores in Kenya. The company also provides property management services. Uchumi Supermarkets Limited was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

KNTC Complex

1st Floor

Yarrow Road, Off Nanyuki Road (Industrial Area)

PO Box 73167

Nairobi,  00200


Founded in 1976


254 20 80200801

Key Executives for Uchumi Supermarkets Limited

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Uchumi Supermarkets Limited Key Developments

Uchumi Supermarkets KES 1.6 Billion Possible Land Sale

Uchumi Supermarkets Limited (NASE:UCHM.O) anticipated sale of a 20-acre prime piece of land in Kasarani area valued at KES 2.4 billion, which Uchumi wants to dispose of. Uchumi might end up paying Sidhi Investments Ltd if they reach an out-of-court settlement to sell the asset located near Thika Road Mall.

Uchumi Supermarkets Attracts Many Suitors For stake

Uchumi Supermarkets Limited (NASE:UCHM.O) has attracted "many suitors" in its search for a majornew investor and its board is evaluating bids from both localand foreign parties. "We have given ourselves the next three months up to August to conclude everything," Julius Kipng'etich, Chief Executive Officer at Uchumi Supermarkets told. Uchumi secured shareholder approval in January to sell new shares worth up to 5 billion shillings to help turn the firm around and appointed Pamoja Capital to lead the search for a potential investor.

Uchumi Shareholders Mulls Selling Kasarani Property

Uchumi Supermarkets Limited (NASE:UCHM.O) shareholders mandated the board to successfully conclude civil and criminal cases pending in court in respect of the Kasarani property to pave way for its sale.

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