• 05/04/2018

    Board of Directors of Dufry AG proposes to the upcoming AGM a cash dividend and two new independent board members for election. In addition, the company will launch a share buyback program

    The Board of Directors of Dufry AG proposes to the Ordinary General Meeting of May 3, 2018, the payment of a cash dividend of CHF 3.75 per share and has decided to launch a share buyback program of up to CHF 400 million over a period of up to 12 months. The Board of Directors will further propose the election of Lynda Tyler-Cagni and Steven Tadler as new independent members of the Board of Directors, as Xavier Bouton and Joaquín Moya-Angeler Cabrera will not stand for re-election.

  • 26/03/2018

    Dufry wins 5 year contract for duty-free stores in Hong Kong’s new railway station

    Dufry is pleased to announce that it has won the tender to operate the duty-free stores in the new state of the art railway station in Hong Kong serving the High Speed Rail connecting to Mainland China.

  • 15/03/2018

    Dufry reports strong Full Year 2017 results with high organic growth

    In 2017, Dufry achieved a strong set of results confirming its profitable growth strategy. Turnover grew by 7.0% and reached CHF 8,377.4 million with strong organic growth of 7.4%. EBITDA crossed the one billion mark for the first time and amounted to CHF 1,007.1 million. Dufry generated a free cash flow1 of CHF 467 million in 2017 and cash earnings per share increased by 14% to CHF 6.84.

  • 21/02/2018

    Presentation on Dufry’s 2017 Full Year Results on March 15, 2018

    Dufry will publish its 2017 full year results on March 15, 2018 and will hold a presentation on the same day at 14.00 CET.

  • 06/02/2018

    Dufry AG Announces Closing of Hudson Ltd.’s Initial Public Offering

    Dufry AG (Dufry) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hudson Ltd. (“Hudson Group”), has closed its previously announced initial public offering (IPO) of 39,417,765 Class A common shares at a public offering price of $19.00 per share on February 5, 2018. The shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on February 1, 2018, under the ticker symbol "HUD." All of the Class A common shares were sold by Dufry International AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dufry, and Hudson Group did not receive any proceeds from the offering. Dufry International AG has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,912,664 Class A common shares at the initial offering price, less the underwriting discount.

  • 01/02/2018

    Dufry AG Announces Pricing of Hudson Ltd.’s Initial Public Offering

    Dufry AG (Dufry) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hudson Ltd. (“Hudson Group”), has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 39,417,765 Class A common shares at a public offering price of $19.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on February 1, 2018, under the ticker symbol "HUD." All of the Class A common shares will be sold by Dufry International AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dufry, and Hudson Group will not receive any proceeds from the offering. Dufry International AG has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,912,664 Class A common shares at the initial offering price, less the underwriting discount.

  • 19/01/2018

    Hudson Ltd. Files Amendment to Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

    Dufry AG (Dufry) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hudson Ltd., has filed an amendment to its registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of Hudson Ltd.’s Class A common shares. The Class A common shares have been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "HUD", subject to official notice of issuance.

  • 18/01/2018

    Inauguration of Dufry’s newly refurbished retail operation at Sharjah International Airport

    Dufry has completed its extensive store renovations at Sharjah International Airport to create a state-of-the-art walkthrough retail space covering 1,793sqm. Its official inauguration took place at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Senior Directors from Dufry and Sharjah Airport management. The Middle East is one of Dufry’s focus growth areas, for which a whole variety of shop concepts and tailored services can be provided.

  • 11/01/2018

    Dufry announces new organizational structure

    Dufry has announced today its new organizational structure, which will take immediate effect. The simplified structure will further improve speed of decision making and time to market, drive efficiencies and foster the delivery of shareholder value through acceleration of growth and digital transformation.

  • 12/12/2017

    Dufry successfully extends contract for its downtown retail operation in Macau for 7 years

    Dufry has successfully extended its contract with the Sands China Group, for its prestigious Atrium store in the Macau Venetian luxury hotel and casino resort. Based on the new contract, Dufry will manage the 2,000 m2 store through to the end of 2024.

  • 21/11/2017

    Dufry opens 7 stores in the new Terminal of Cancun Airport including the first New Generation Store in Latin America

    Dufry inaugurates 2,540 m² of new retail space and launches its New Generation Store in the newly-opened Terminal 4 in Cancun International Airport, Mexico. With approximately 1,900 m², Dufry presents for the first time in Latin America its New Generation Store, a retail concept featuring extensive and innovative use of digital applications in order to increase passenger communication and drive sales. New Generation Stores are already in operation in Melbourne, Australia, and Madrid, Spain. Going forward, Dufry plans to unveil several shops around the world under this new concept.

  • 17/11/2017

    Dufry successfully concludes the refinancing of its main bank facilities

    Dufry has successfully refinanced its main bank credit facilities of CHF 3.4 billion. Apart from extending the maturity to 2022, the new agreement also features a number of improvements which increase the flexibility for Dufry and which reduce the overall interest expense of the bank debt. Dufry’s new financing structure will generate combined yearly interest savings of around CHF 50 million and provides solid foundations for the business in the next years.

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