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Press Release, 11 February 2021
J.P. Morgan AG was recently engaged to act as dealer-manager to intermediate the purchase of a financial investment of up to approximately €110 million in ordinary shares of Dalata Hotel Group plc (the "Company") by a European corporate with multiple minority holdings (the "Purchaser"), at a price between €3.50-€3.75.
The Purchaser engaged with certain shareholders of the Company to solicit interest regarding the potential purchase, however it has decided not to proceed with the purchase at this time.
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