On 20 March, Compagnie des Alpes announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Familypark, Austria's leading leisure park, for an enterprise value of €72.5mn. It is a high-quality regional park, with infrastructures and facilities that match the requirements of Compagnie des Alpes.
This acquisition is perfectly in line with the strategy that the group has adopted in its parks for several years now. It will improve the geographical coverage of a very consistent park portfolio.
Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Located in the tourist region of the Neusiedl lake, less than one hour of the centre of Vienna, Familypark is easily accessible from Hungary and Slovakia. In 2018, Familypark achieved a revenue of €19.1mn and welcomed 716,000 visitors.
Compagnie des Alpes already runs 9 leisure parks, making it the 4th leading European operator: Parc Astérix, Futuroscope, France Miniature, Walibi Rhône-Alpes, Walibi Holland, Walibi Belgium, Aqualibi Belgium and Bellewaerde.