Mutua Madrileña Takes An 8% Stake In El Corte Inglés, Which Will Be Floated On The Stock Exchange

El Corte Inglés shareholders gave the ‘green light’ this Wednesday at its extraordinary general meeting to Mutua Madrileña entering its shareholding after the agreement reached: the insurer -Mutua Madrileña- acquires 8% of the distribution group, from treasury stock, for 555 million euros and its President and CEO, Ignacio Garralda, will join the board of El Corte Inglés. In addition, the insurer will acquire 50.01% of each of the two companies…


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Manuel Moreno Capa | Axa, Mapfre, Mutua and other big insurers have spent years settled solidly in the collective investment market, with their powerful fund managers. But today they are taking a step further: as insurers they are confronting what the experts call a structural fall in profits in their traditional business, they want to grow in others, but not only offering funds through their managers, but directly buying parts of the market, in other words other managers who bring their funds and their clients.