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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

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Uchumi Supermarkets Limited Key Developments

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.

Uchumi Supermarkets Seeks Investment

Uchumi Supermarkets Limited (NASE:UCHM.O) plans to look for an investor to inject up to KES 5 billion. Uchumi, which posted an after-tax loss of 3.2 billion shillings for its year ended June, said in a statement its shareholders will have to approve the plan along with a move to increase its nominal share capital to KES 10 billion from KES 5 billion.

Uchumi Supermarkets Secures Capital Markets Authority Approval For Disposing Nairobi Properties

The Capital Markets Authority has conditionally approved Uchumi Supermarkets Limited (NASE:UCHM.O) to sell its Nairobi properties. The properties to be sold include its flagship Ngong Road hypermarket, Lang'ata property. The assets will be sold through an open tender with the bidding closing on October 30, 2015. Coulson Harney has been signed as a legal advisor to oversee the transaction.

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