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AdP and Aelia plan to merge DFP and Société de Distribution Aéroport

12-Apr-2011 10:11 AM

Aéroports de Paris and Aelia announced (11-Apr-2011) plans to merge Duty Free Paris and Société de Distribution Aéroport. Under the merger, Aelia will acquire shares owned by The Nuance Group in Duty Free Paris, which is a 50-50 joint venture between Nuance and Aéroports de Paris. When completed, Aéroports de Paris and Aelia will jointly own the two companies, Duty Free Paris and Société de Distribution Aéroport, both of which operate airport retail outlets. The two companies will be merged under the Société de Distribution Aéroportuaire brand and operate 115 outlets across all Paris Charles de Gaulle and Paris Orly terminals, including 70 dedicated to core business and 45 dedicated to fashion and accessories. [more]