(Montréal, June 17, 2011) – Metro Inc. has been informed that the Regroupement des Marchands Actionnaires Inc. (the “Regroupement”) has not appealed the May 17, 2011 Quebec Superior Court’s ruling in favour of Metro Inc. The judgement is therefore final and puts an end to the proceedings instituted by the Regroupement 8 years ago.
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro Inc. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
Senior Director, Corporate Affairs Department
1 800 361-4681 # 1086
Source: Metro Inc.