Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V., (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (the “Company” or “GAP”) announces that today’s movement in the price of its stock could be related to the press release issued today by Grupo México S.A.B. de C.V. (“GMexico”) whereby GMexico informed that it withdrew the hostile takeover bid by tender offer (
Oferta Pública de Adquisición Forzosa or the “Tender Offer”)
for the Company’s capital stock.
The press release issued by GMexico confirms the information contained in the press release issued by GAP on March 2, 2012 whereby the Company informed that a definitive injunction granted by a court ordered the Mexican National Banking and Securities Exchange Commission (
Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores
) to refrain from issuing any decision with regard to the Tender Offer until a decision is made in the protection proceeding filed by GAP.
The Company further announces that Article XII of the Company’s bylaws establishes that any shares of GAP held by a shareholder, directly or with related parties, in excess of the 10% limit allowed by GAP’s bylaws would need to be sold through a public offering.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates twelve airports throughout Mexico’s Pacific region, including the major cities of Guadalajara and Tijuana, the four tourist destinations of Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, La Paz and Manzanillo, and six mid-sized cities: Hermosillo,
Guanajuato, Morelia, Aguascalientes, Mexicali and Los Mochis. In February 2006, GAP’s shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PAC” and on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GAP”.
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