Rodamco Europe N.V., the largest publicly listed property investment and management company in the retail sector in Europe, announces the final closing of the acquisition of Aupark shopping and entertainment center in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.
Final approval from the Slovak Antimonopoly Office was received during Q2 2006. Herewith, Rodamco Europe will acquire a 50%-stake in Aupark for an initial purchase price of 75 million. The acquisition was first announced on December 14, 2005 and will take effect as of 1 January 2006. For more information on the Aupark shopping center, please visit the website: www.aupark.sk.