Economy Walmart close to buying majority stake in Flipkart Updated : April 12, 2018 01:53 PM IST Walmart will buy both new and existing Flipkart shares. Japan’s SoftBank Group is unlikely to sell any of its shares. Investors such as Tiger Global, Accel and Naspers will likely sell their entire stakes. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.