Sabre in Secondary Equity Offering
March 2, 2016
Cleary Gottlieb represented Sabre Corporation and affiliates of TPG Global and Silver Lake Partners in a $545 million secondary public offering of 20,000,000 shares of common stock.
The offering priced on February 25, 2016 and closed on March 2, 2016. All of the shares of common stock offered were sold by the selling stockholders. Sabre did not sell any shares or receive any proceeds from the offering. Following the offering, affiliates of TPG Global and Silver Lake Partners, will continue to own approximately 25.4% of Sabre. Cleary Gottlieb acted as counsel to Sabre in Sabre’s initial public offering in April 2014, in four other secondary public offerings by the selling stockholders in February 2015, May 201, August 2015 and November 2015 and in offerings of senior secured notes by Sabre GLBL in April 2015 and November 2015.
Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than $110 billion of estimated travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.