Lufthansa announced the payment of an approximately CHF269 million ($267.5 million) out-performance option to the former majority shareholders of Swiss International Air Lines. Combined with the fee LH paid for approximately 15% of Swiss's equity in 2005, the price for the complete acquisition now stands at some CHF339 million. LH said the out-performance option payout level depended on the performance of LH shares compared to those of British Airways, Air France KLM and Iberia. LH shares ...

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