Milan, 15 July 2008 - Further to a resolution approved by shareholders on 23rd April 2008, Autogrill S.p.A. (Milan: AGL IM) has announced that, pursuant to art. 144-bis. Clause 3, “Regolamenti Emittenti” (regulations for listed companies), it will start a programme to buy back its own shares, up to 5% of the share capital.
Purchases will be made in compliance with the decree law 58/1998 and 144-bis of the Regulation approved by Consob with resolution 11971, 14.05.1999, and subsequent amendments, or in any other ways allowed by relevant laws and regulations. The daily volume of own shares thus acquired will not exceed 25% of the average daily volume traded.