Notes for the press

Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Milano , 24 September 2002 - With reference to the articles that have appeared in the press following the Antitrust Authority decisions published in the latest weekly bulletin, Autogrill wishes to state the following in order to provide a true picture of the facts: 1. In the last few years, the Antitrust Authority has ruled that Autogrill may not exceed its current share of 72% of the Italian motorway food & beverage services market, and has also laid down that renewals for motorway restaurant concessions must be awarded through public tenders.