Fritz Joussen, CEO of TUI AG, is participating in the capital increase resolved at the Group's Extraordinary General Meeting on 5 January 2021. He exercised 500,000 subscription rights and thus acquired approximately 431,000 new shares. Joussen had previously sold shares (300,000) and subscription rights (100,000) on the market, among other things to finance the exercise of subscription rights. By participating in the capital increase via the subscription rights, Fritz Joussen's shareholding increases from around 900,000 TUI shares to around 1.03 million TUI shares. Fritz Joussen had purchased the original around 900,000 shares at a weighted average price of 9.96 euros/share.
About TUI Group
TUI Group is one of the world's leading tourism groups and operates worldwide. The Group is headquartered in Germany. TUI shares are listed on the FTSE 250, an index of the London Stock Exchange, on the regulated market of the Hanover Stock Exchange and on the Open Market segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The TUI Group offers integrated services from a single source for its 27 million customers, 21 million of them in the European national companies.
The entire tourism value chain is covered under one roof. This includes over 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson and 16 cruise ships, from the MS Europa and the MS Europa 2 in the luxury class and expedition ships to the Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises and cruise ships at Marella Cruises in Great Britain. The Group also includes leading tour operator brands and online marketing platforms across Europe, five airlines with more than 100 modern medium and long-haul aircraft and over 1,000 travel agencies. In addition to expanding its core business with hotels, cruises via successful joint ventures and activities in holiday destinations, TUI is increasingly focusing on the expansion of digital platforms. The Group is transforming itself into a digital company.
Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social action is at the core of our corporate culture. The TUI Care Foundation, initiated by TUI, focuses on the positive effects of tourism, on education and training and on strengthening environmental and social standards with projects in 25 countries. It thus supports holiday destinations in their development.