Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc announced today the completion of a secondary offering of 103,500,000 shares of Hilton Worldwide common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. at a price to the public of $22.50 per share, including 13,500,000 shares sold in connection with the full exercise of the option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters, resulting in gross proceeds of over $2.3 billion.
Hilton Worldwide did not offer any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in this offering. In addition, none of Hilton Worldwide’s officers or directors sold any shares of common stock beneficially owned by them in the offering.
Deutsche Bank Securities, BofA Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley served as representatives of the underwriters and joint book-running managers for the offering. J.P. Morgan, Citigroup, Credit Suisse and Wells Fargo Securities also acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Credit Agricole CIB, HSBC, Macquarie Capital, Barclays, Nomura, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, RBS Securities Inc., Baird, Raymond James, RBC Capital Markets, UBS Investment Bank, CastleOak Securities, L.P., Drexel Hamilton, Ramirez & Co., Inc. and Telsey Advisory Group acted as co-managers.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained from: Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, via telephone: 1-800-503-4611 or via email: email@example.com; BofA Merrill Lynch, Attention: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, New York, New York 10038, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014.
A registration statement relating to the securities was filed with, and declared effective by, 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 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.
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