CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Extended Stay America, Inc. and ESH Hospitality, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) (together, the “Company”) today announced the pricing of a secondary offering of 15,000,000 Paired Shares, each Paired Share consisting of a share of common stock of Extended Stay America, Inc. and a share of Class B common stock of ESH Hospitality, Inc., which are attached and trade together as Paired Shares. The Paired Shares were offered by certain selling stockholders (the "Selling Stockholders") and were sold at a price of $17.25 per share. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,250,000 Paired Shares from the Selling Stockholders.
The Company will not sell any Paired Shares in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the offering. In addition, none of the Company’s officers or directors are selling any Paired Shares beneficially owned by them in the offering.
Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan Securities are acting as representatives of the underwriters and joint book-running managers for the offering. Citigroup, Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Macquarie Capital are also acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Blackstone Capital Markets, Baird, Houlihan Lokey, Nomura and Stifel are acting as co-managers for the offering. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained, when available, from:
|Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.||Goldman, Sachs & Co.|
|60 Wall Street||200 West Street|
|New York, New York 10005||New York, New York 10282|
|Telephone: (800) 503-4611||Telephone: (866) 471-2526|
|J.P. Morgan Securities LLC|
|c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions|
|1155 Long Island Avenue|
|Edgewood, New York 11717|
An automatic shelf registration statement relating to these securities was filed on June 5, 2015 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and became effective upon such filing. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any 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.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements related to, among other things, goals, plans, objectives and future events, including the sale of Paired Shares by the Selling Stockholders, as such, may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company’s actual results or performance to differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements, possibly materially. For a description of factors that may cause the Company’s actual results or performance to differ from any forward-looking statements, please review the information under the headings “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements” and “Risk Factors” included in the Company’s combined annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 26, 2015 and other documents of the Company on file with or furnished to the SEC. Any forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements, and there can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated by the Company will be realized or, even if substantially realized, will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, the Company or its business or operations. Except as required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. We caution you that actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed, implied or forecasted by the Company’s forward-looking statements.
About Extended Stay America
Extended Stay America, Inc., the largest owner/operator of company-branded hotels in North America, owns and operates 682 hotels in the U.S. and Canada comprising 76,000 rooms and employs over 9,000 employees at its hotel properties and headquarters. The Company’s core brand, Extended Stay America®, serves the mid-priced extended stay segment.