Autogrill: net sales in first months of 2004 improve in North America and show a progress in Europe. EBITDA rises

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Milan, 27 April 2004 - At a meeting today chaired by Gilberto Benetton, the Shareholders of Autogrill S.p.A. (Milan: AGL.MI) approved the financial statements for the year ended December 31,2003.
“The Autogrill Group reported important results in 2003 without feeling the effects of the adverse economic climate, in respect of which its performance was clearly anti-cyclical,” said Autogrill Chairman Gilberto Benetton. “We are examining the offers of potential buyers of the company but no decision has been reached.”