January 18th, 2019

AccorHotels announces the preliminary results of the tender offer for Orbis S.A. shares

Following today’s end of the subscription period for the tender offer (the “Offer”) announced by AccorHotels on 26 November 2018 for the acquisition of 21,800,593 shares in Orbis S.A. constituting all of the shares AccorHotels did not already own in Orbis, AccorHotels received today the preliminary results of the Offer.
In accordance with the preliminary results of the Offer, investors submitted subscription for approximately 15.3 million shares in Orbis at an offer price of PLN95.0, for a total consideration of PLN1,450 million (i.e. EUR337 million) constituting approximately 33.1% of the share capital of Orbis.
The final number of shares in Orbis subscribed for in the Offer will be confirmed on the date of the share purchase transaction by AccorHotels, which will take place on Wednesday, 23 January 2019. The settlement of the shares by AccorHotels will take place on Monday, 28 January 2019.
Following the settlement of the Offer and subject to the final confirmation of the number of shares submitted by the investors in the Offer, AccorHotels will own, directly and indirectly, 85.8% of Orbis’ share capital.
AccorHotels strengthens the control on Orbis and consolidate its leadership in Central Europe. As announced on 26 November, the Group shall explore options to crystallize the value of Orbis’ asset portfolio.


AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,600 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 different countries. 

With an unrivaled portfolio of internationally renowned hotel brands encompassing the entire range from luxury to economy, from upscale to lifestyle and midscale brands, AccorHotels has been providing savoir-faire and expertise for more than 50 years. 

In addition to its core hospitality business, AccorHotels has successfully expanded its range of services, becoming the world leader in luxury private residence rental with more than 10,000 stunning properties around the world. The Group is also active in the fields of concierge services, co-working, dining, events management and digital solutions.

Relying on its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated staff, AccorHotels is committed to fulfilling its primary mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome.  Guests have access to one of the world’s most attractive hotel loyalty programs - Le Club AccorHotels.   

AccorHotels plays an active role in its local communities and is committed to promoting sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21 Acting Here, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth.

From 2008, the AccorHotels Solidarity Endowment Fund has acted as a natural extension of the Group’s activities and values, helping to combat the social and financial exclusion experienced by the most disadvantaged members of society.

Accor SA is publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY) in the United States.

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