PANDOX NEWLY ACQUIRED HOTEL PROPERTY, FOGG'S HOTEL IN STOCKHOLM WILL BE OPERATED BY CHOICE HOTELS SCANDINAVIA ASA

Pandox Hotellfastigheter AB (publ) has acquired the hotel property Fogg's Hotel in Stockholm from AMF Pension and has simultaneously acquired the operations of Fogg's Hotel from International Policy Management AB.

Pandox has now sold the operations and signed a new lease with Choice Hotels Scandinavia ASA (CHS) starting October 1 1999, the date when Pandox takes possession of the hotel property and operations. CHS will at the same time take over approximately 30 employees of the 146 room hotel. The hotel will be operated under the name Quality Hotel Nacka. Quality is the brand name of Choice Hotels for full service hotels

Choice Hotels Scandinavia ASA is the second largest hotel chain in Scandinavia with 98 hotels, and is, from 1997, listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

-By cooperating with Choice we have and excellent opprotunity to take advantage of the continously growing hotel market in Stockholm. The acquisition of Fogg's Hotel, the sale of the operations and the signing of a new lease are good examples of our active ownership and where the Pandoxmodel creates profitable business opportunities. , says Anders Nissen, Managing Director, Pandox Hotellfastigheter AB.