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DIA 

“Market Cap $5.86 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Food Retail
  • Founded: 1966
  • Country: Spain
  • CEO: Ricardo Curras De Don Pablos
  • Website: www.dia.es
  • Employees: 16,098
  • Sales: $13.07 B
  • Headquarters: Madrid

Forbes Lists

#1600 Global 2000

  • #740 in Sales
  • #1859 in Profit
  • #1726 in Market value
Profile

Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentacion SA (DIA SA) is a Spain-based company primarily engaged in the operation of hard-discount supermarkets chains. The Company operates through two discount store formats: DIA Market and DIA Maxi. The Company has over 6,000 stores operated through the DIA Market and DIA Maxi trademarks. As of December 31, 2011, the Company owned such subsidiaries as Dia Argentina SA, Dia Portugal Supermercados SA, Dia World Trade SA, ED SAS and Finlandia EFC SA, among others, and Blue Capital Sarl was its major shareholder with 9.43% of its interest. In February 2013, the Company completed the acquisition of 100% stake in Schlecker SA Unipersonal. As a result of the transaction, it holds indirectly a 100% stake in Sociedade Uniperssoal Lda (Schlecker Portugal).”

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