Autogrill: good results in the first half with a pre-tax profit and increases in EBITDA and cash flow; net financial position improves

Monday, August 5, 2002

Milano , 05 August 2002 - Autogrill S.p.A.’s Board of Directors, meeting today, approved the 2002 Half Year Report (*)
Group performance in the half year
Net sales. At 30 June 2002, the Autogrill Group had overall net sales of 1,526.7 million euros, an increase of 2.6% compared to the same period of the previous year (+ 2.3% net of the exchangerate effect).
Channel sales, i.e. net sales realized by franchising outlets, reached 1,563.5 million euros.