Dufry's Investment Case
Global Market Leader
Close to 20 % market share in airport retail and 11 % market share in travel retail across all channels pre-COVID. Increasing market power, even in a COVID-19 battered market environment.
Globally diversified concession portfolio
Most diversified travel retailer with operations on all six continents, covering 64 countries and over 430 locations.
Geographic diversification allows Dufry to capture global growth trends of the travel retail industry, which in most cases help mitigate potential local events.
Over 430 locations operated by Dufry worldwide
Unique customer access for global brands
Global player, with over 2,300 shops operated in 64 countries on six continents.
Offering global brands a unique market access and window display.
6 years of remaining average concession lifetime, across a highly diversified portfolio.
STRONG RELATIONSHIPS WITH LANDLORDS AND AIRPORT AUTHORITIES
Dufry is a reliable partner delivering outstanding results for landlords through a vast offering of unique shop concepts and commercial initiatives.
STRONG EQUITY FREE CASH FLOW GENERATION CAPABILITY
The company's track record clearly underlines, how the low capital intensity of the business allows for strong cash generation and fast deleveraging under normal operating conditions.
Strong cash conversion further supported by re-organisation and successful implementation of significant structural savings.
LONG-TERM CONCESSION PORTFOLIO
Long-term concession portfolio further enhanced through new important concessions, such as in Turkey and Russia.
CAPTIVE AND AFFLUENT CUSTOMER BASE ENHANCED THROUGH DIGITALIZATION
Travel retail and Dufry benefit from a growing captive customer base with above average spending power.
The ongoing digitalization of the business allows to considerably increase customer touchpoints and engagement, thus benefitting customer conversion and spending.
GROWTH ACCELERATION IN ASIA
Important JV with Alibaba Group formed to operate travel retail in China.
Further expanding footprint in fastest growing market globally, with first projects already started in Hainan in Q1 2021.
GLOBAL “PURE PLAY” IN A LONG-TERM GROWING INDUSTRY
Company growth driven by both M & A opportunities and organic growth fueled by fundamentally increasing passenger numbers and net new concessions.
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