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Bloomberg is reporting that the board of India’s Flipkart Online Services has approved Walmart’s bid to acquire about 75 percent of the company for roughly $15 billion.

The story says that “Google-parent Alphabet Inc. is likely to participate in the investment with Walmart, said one of the people. A final close is expected within 10 days, though terms could still change and a deal isn’t certain, they said.”

According to Bloomberg, “That would seal a Walmart triumph over Inc., which has been trying to take control of Flipkart with a competing offer. Flipkart’s board ultimately decided a deal with Walmart is more likely to win regulatory approval because Amazon is the No. 2 e-commerce operator in India behind Flipkart and its primary competitor. Amazon is out of the running unless Walmart hits unforeseen trouble.”
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