Hammons Holdings announces acquisition of Bridgeclimb Sydney assets ·

Hammons Holdings announces acquisition of Bridgeclimb Sydney assets

Hammons Holdings, the newly-appointed concessionaire of Sydney Harbour Bridge Tourism Activities, today announced it has successfully agreed a term sheet with OTTTO Holdings (Aust.) Pty Ltd to acquire the existing BridgeClimb Sydney assets.

Hammons Holdings CEO, David Hammon, said the term sheet also provides for the transition of employees and will ensure no disruption to current operations

“This is a great outcome for all parties. Hammons Holdings have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure a seamless transition,” Mr Hammon said.

“We are also looking forward to welcoming the BridgeClimb team to the Hammons Holdings group in due course.”

“The team and I are looking forward to delivering on our commitment to expanding public access to the Bridge, rolling out new offerings and using innovative technology to enhance the visitor experience.” he said.

“Once again, we acknowledge the pioneering work of Paul Cave and his team in developing the Bridge into such a popular attraction and we thank the directors of Ottto Holdings for their ongoing support during this transition period.”

Completion of the acquisition is scheduled to occur on 30 September, 2018.

About Hammons Holdings

Hammons Holdings has been operating Scenic World in the World-Heritage listed Blue Mountains for more than 73 years.  With a strong safety record achieved in a challenging outdoor environment, Scenic World is now Australia’s most visited privately owned attraction, hosting more than one million visitors annually, 60% of whom are international visitors.

Hammons Holdings is also an early stage investor in Sydney Zoo in Western Sydney.  The Sydney Harbour Bridge appointment positions the company to create a corridor of iconic visitor experiences spanning the Bridge, Sydney Zoo and Scenic World.

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