Furniture chain Ikea is planning to sell in front of almost EUR 900 miljooonan shopping centers, says the news agency Bloomberg, citing anonymous sources.

Ikea spokeswoman Josefin Thorell confirms that the company plans to sell 27 commercial concentration.

The plan is tied to Ikea's strategy, according to which the group should keep only real estate, which creates the opportunities for cooperation with the tenants and to develop a "inspiring and family-friendly meeting places".

"We sell the parts of Ikea, which do not fit into this vision," said Thorell.

According to him, sold 12 sites located in Germany, Finland, Sweden, Poland, Switzerland, France and the Czech Republic, the rest are.

Thorell refused to comment on the value of the parts are for sale.

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