Sabre Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Jan. 21, 2014 – Sabre Corporation (“Sabre”), a technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
Morgan Stanley, Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank Securities are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at 180 Varick Street, 2ndFloor, New York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, or Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, or by calling 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 1-212-902-9316 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by email at email@example.com, or Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, or by calling 1-800-503-4611 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sabre is a leading technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre employs approximately 10,000 people in approximately 60 countries, with technology developed in six facilities located across four continents. Sabre is privately held by TPG and Silver Lake Partners.
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On March 30, 2007, Sabre® announced the completion of the acquisition of the company by affiliates of Silver Lake and TPG. The company deregistered and delisted Sabre common stock and the stock ceased to trade on the New York Stock Exchange.
As a privately owned company, Sabre restricts access to our financial information. Current or prospective holders of the company's senior unsecured notes may be eligible to obtain access to a secure website that offers selected historical financial information about the company. To apply for access, click here.
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) will act as the paying agent to distribute the cash acquisition consideration for shares of the company’s stock. Shareholders will be contacted by AST or their bank, broker or other holder of record with instructions on how to surrender stock certificates for the acquisition consideration. Stockholders should not send stock certificates without a letter of transmittal from the paying agent. For more information, shareholders should contact their bank, broker or other holder of record, or call AST at 718 921 8317 or toll free at 877 248 6417.