Autogrill takes stake in Pastarito, Italy's leading pasta and pizza restaurant chain

Friday, March 8, 2002

Milano , 08 March 2002 - Autogrill has signed an agreement to purchase a 21,61% shareholding in Pastarito, Italy's leading table-service restaurant chain. The agreement, which gives Autogrill an option to gradually raise its stake, establishes an industrial and commercial partnership aimed at introducing the Pastarito brand in the Autogrill network. The Autogrill investment is based on a valuation of the Pastarito's equity amounting to 67 million euro.