CHICAGO, July 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced an underwritten public offering of 20 million shares of its common stock by an affiliate of Travelport Limited (the "Selling Stockholder"). The underwriter has a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3 million shares from the Selling Stockholder. Orbitz Worldwide will not receive any proceeds from the offering.
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC is serving as the lead book-running manager. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC may offer the shares of common stock from time to time for sale in one or more transactions on the New York Stock Exchange, in the over-the-counter market, through negotiated transactions or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices. The offering of securities is made only by means of a written prospectus and related prospectus supplement, which together will form a part of Orbitz Worldwide's effective registration statement. The prospectus and prospectus supplement relating to the offering will be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and will be available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, when available, copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement relating to this offering may be obtained from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010, or by calling 800-221-1037 or by emailing a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The shares are being offered pursuant to an effective registration statement filed with the SEC. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
About Orbitz Worldwide
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel. Orbitz Worldwide operates the consumer travel planning sites Orbitz (orbitz.com), ebookers (ebookers.com), HotelClub (hotelclub.com) and CheapTickets (cheaptickets.com). Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Partner Network (orbitz.com/OPN) delivers private label travel technology solutions to a broad range of partners including some of the world`s largest airlines and travel agencies, and Orbitz for Business (orbitzforbusiness.com) delivers managed travel solutions for companies of all sizes. Orbitz Worldwide makes investor relations information available at investors.orbitz.com.