Major subsidiaries[ edit ] By means of its subsidiaries — private limited liability companies Maxima grupė, Euroapotheca, Akropolis group and ERMI Group — Vilniaus Prekyba operates retail and pharmacy chains, real estate development and shopping centre lease and management companies in the Komandų grupės prekyba states, Poland, Bulgaria and Sweden.
The core group met as medical students at Vilnius University.
The retail business began when they could not resell a liquor store. The extensive growth of the retail chain was funded by sale of various stocks that the group acquired during post-Soviet privatization campaigns.
One of the transaction involved stock sale of four sugar refineries to Danisco. Other companies included Vilniaus paukštynas poultry farmBirštono mineraliniai vandenys mineral waterVilniaus mėsos kombinatas meat packingVilniaus duona bakery.
After the successful transaction Darius Nedzinskas became the 10th shareholder of the VP Group in After the failure of LEO LT in Septemberthe group had fallen out, undergoing significant changes in ownership and leadership.