DUTY FREE SHOPS, A CORPORATION OPERATING DUTY FREE SHOPS INDUSTRIAL OPERATIONS, TECHNICAL AND COMMERCIAL COMPANY S.A.", under the trademark "FOLLI FOLLIE GROUP", announces , in accordance to Law 3556/2007 (article 14, par. 3), and having received respective information, a significant change to the voting rights as follows:
Reason for Notification: Change of shares and voting rights due to the share capital increase in cash with the preferential right of existing shareholders canceled and private placement.
Date of Transaction:04.07.2011
Full name of the person subject to the notification obligation: Dimitrios G. Κoutsolioutsos, Chairman of the Board.
Change in number of shares: from 38.46% of the share capital of the Company ie 23.306.095 common, registered shares with voting rights, direct participation, to 34.81% of the share capital ie 23.306.095 common, registered shares with voting rights, direct participation
Full name of the person subject to the notification obligation: FOSUN INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD.
Change in number of shares: from 0 shares of the Company to 6.360.000 shares with voting rights, indirect, or 9.5% of the share capital, out of which 3.758.702 shares with voting rights
or 5.61% of the share capital are held directly from FOSUN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED and indirectly 3.89% or 2.601.298 shares with voting rights are held through Pramerica-Fosun China Opportunity Fund L.P.
Additionally, Mr GUO GUARNGCHANG, under the status of controlling person of FOSUN INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD, its participation stands at 9.5%( 0% directly and 9.5% indirectly through FOSUN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED and Pramerica-Fosun China Opportunity Fund L.P
Τhe present announcement consists regulated information and is being published according to the provisions of Law 3556/2007.