Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (PCAR4.SA)

PCAR4.SA on Sao Paulo Stock Exchange

19 Feb 2018
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Brazil's CNova unit finishes internal investigation - GPA
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016 

: Brazil's Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, also known as GPA SA , Brazil's largest retailer, said the internal investigation into the group's subsidiary CNova Brasil had finished . The investigation's findings regarding inflated sales, inconsistencies in reporting stocks and other irregular accounting has already prompted the Brazilian unit of CNova to lower its yearend financial statements stretching back to December 2013 . The administration of GPA recommends that it restate its yearend financial results for the past three years to reflect the adjustments to CNova NV's adjusted statements . The company said if approved by the board, it could result in a reduction of GPA's net income by 512 million reais as well as a reduction of its net worth of company assets by 304 million reais over the period Related story [nL2N1882DK] (Reporting by Reese Ewing) ((reese.ewing@thomsonreuters.com; +5511 98160-4173)) Keywords: P. ACUCAR CBD CNOVA/VIA VAREJO.  Full Article

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao to incorporate part of its unit Sendas after partial spin-off
Friday, 4 Mar 2016 

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao:Says has approved to incorporate part of Sendas Distribuidora SA's (Sendas) assets and liabilities as a result of partial spin-off.Says share capital of Sendas will be reduced by 7.2 million Brazilian reais, as a result o cancellation of 6.3 million shares of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao's ownership.Says incorporation is in line with the company's strategy of corporate and business structures optimization.Sees costs of carrying out partial spin-off of about 300,000 reais, including expenses with publication, auditors, lawyers and other professionals hired to assist the operation.Says spun-off elements include: assets of 1.63 billion reais, liabilities of 1.62 billion reais and shareholders’ equity of 7.2 million reais.Says has approved to incorporate Barcelona Comercio Varejista e Atacadista SA into Sendas prior to partial spin-off of Sendas.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Brazil's GPA hits profit estimates, projects margin growth in 2018

SAO PAULO, Feb 19 Brazilian food retailer GPA hit quarterly profit estimates on Monday, as sales at its wholesale formats drove growth, though the company's fairly ordinary results were overshadowed by a leadership shake-up announced almost simultaneously.