GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Oct. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) (“the Company” or “GAP”) announced today, per the request of the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, S.A.B de C.V.), and in accordance with Article 54 of the General Legal Provisions Applicable to Securities Issuers and Other Securities Markets Participants, that with regards to recent mentions in the media, per the Company´s business plan GAP is always considering various strategic alternatives in order to maintain growth, maximize value and efficiency.
While GAP has explored diverse acquisition alternatives, including that of certain assets related to the development and operation of roads and other infrastructures, at this time the Company is not actively participating in any specific process. Therefore, currently, the Company has no information to announce to the market with respect to a particular alternative or project, in accordance with applicable law and good market practices.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (GAP) operates 12 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 other mid-sized cities: Hermosillo, Guanajuato, Morelia, Aguascalientes, Mexicali and Los Mochis. In February 2006, GAP listed its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PAC” and on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “GAP”. In April 2015, GAP acquired 100% of Desarrollo de Concesiones Aeroportuarias, S.L., which owns a majority stake in MBJ Airports Limited, a company operating Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In October 2018, GAP entered into a concession agreement for the operation of the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. Subject to certain conditions precedent, GAP expects to take control of the operation of the Kingston airport in the last quarter of 2019.
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In accordance with Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and article 42 of the “Ley del Mercado de Valores”, GAP has implemented a “whistleblower” program, which allows complainants to anonymously and confidentially report suspected activities that may involve criminal conduct or violations. The telephone number in Mexico, facilitated by a third party that is in charge of collecting these complaints, is 01-800-563-0047. The web site is http://www.lineadedenuncia.com/gap. GAP’s Audit Committee will be notified of all complaints for immediate investigation.
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Source: Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V.
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