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Pague Menos, Extrafarma tell CADE their deal will reduce logistics costs, increase product offerings

By Ana Paula Candil
  • 17 Mar 2022 19:05
  • 17 Mar 2022 19:19
Pague Menos and Extrafarma have told the Brazilian competition authority their deal will result in growing product offerings and a reduction in prices to consumers because of lower logistics costs.
Brazilian drugstore chain Pague Menos is planning to acquire Ultrapar’s Extrafarma.

In February, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense,

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Ana Paula Candil

Senior Correspondent, Latin America

Ana Paula joined MLex in Brazil in 2014 writing about antitrust investigations and merger reviews. Prior to that, she worked for several trade publications and in TV. She lived in Washington DC, where she worked for Al Jazeera English in 2010. She studied journalism and holds a postgraduate diploma in International Business Management from the George Brown College in Toronto and a Master of Business Administration diploma in government relations from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

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