Paul Hastings Advises Hotel Shilla on Acquisition of DFASS Group
Seoul -- Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Hotel Shilla (“Shilla”) in entering into a broad strategic partnership with DFASS Group (“DFASS”) to become a global leader in duty free travel retail. Under the agreement, Shilla will acquire a 44% stake in DFASS and collaborate to develop new and existing duty free concessions, expand in-flight concession services, and strengthen its wholesale distribution business.
Shilla is the listed hospitality arm of the Samsung Group and operates luxury hotels and duty-free shops in Korea. DFASS is the world’s largest in-flight duty free retailing.
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