the chinese conglomerate Fosun has bought the travel agency Thomas Cook brand. Fosun will pay cook's brand of 11 million pounds, or about 12.7 million euros.
for a Long time problem in Thomas Cook, filed for bankruptcy, quite unexpectedly, in September. The bankruptcy announcement led to 22 000 job losses and the running of the British peace time, the largest repatriation operation, operation Matterhorn.
during the Operation, approximately 140 000 people were fetched back to Britain they after being nailed at their destination.
the Historic 178-year-old british office had tried to the last minute in a precipitate to get private investors 250 million usd in additional funding. Also Fosun had negotiated a financial deal with Thomas Cook would be saved, but to retreat from it. Financing broke down and the company faced bankruptcy.
Fosun was already before the tour operator's bankruptcy, the largest shareholder Thomas Cookissa.
the Hong kong stock exchange enrolled in the Fosun also owns a French resort chain, Club Med. Thomas cook's brand purchase in connection with Fosun cowl for himself rights to the organiser of the subsidiaries of hotel chain of Casa Cook and the Cook's Club, Fosun told the bulletin late Friday.
Thomas cook's bankruptcy had effects also in Finland, when a subsidiary Tjäreborgin through the journey of homecoming to complicate temporarily. Tjäreborgin situation, the prevailing uncertainty could also cause plenty of uncertainty for the company among customers. Things returned to normal quite quickly.
on Wednesday it was reported that a Norwegian hotel magnate Petter Stordalen to buy 40% of the tourism group Ving, which Tjäreborg and its nordic sister companies belong to.
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