Media Release


Basel, August 21, 2017

HNA closes previously announced transaction to buy Dufry shares

Dufry has been informed by HNA Group that HNA Group has closed the acquisition of the 16.2% of Dufry shares formerly held by GIC and Temasek, a transaction which had been announced on 26 April 2017.

Dufry AG welcomes HNA Group as an important shareholder. Pursuant to the latest disclosure, HNA now holds a total of 20.92% of Dufry shares.


As HNA Group is operating in several tourism and travel related sectors, Dufry and HNA have started to assess possible areas of collaboration with the main goal to access and to increase the share of wallet of domestic and international Chinese travelers.


Notifications regarding shareholding position can be found at the website of the SIX Swiss Exchange.


For further information please contact:


Renzo Radice

Rafael Duarte

Corporate Communications &

Investor Relations

Global Investor Relations

Phone: +41 61 266 44 19

Phone: +41 61 266 45 77



Sara Lizi

Karen Sharpes

Investor Relations Americas &

Communications Div. 4

Global Media &


Phone: +55 21 2157 9901

Phone: +44 0 208 624 4326

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