Marriott Vacations Worldwide Announces Pricing of $500 Million of 6.125% Senior Secured Notes
ORLANDO, Fla. – May 6, 2020 – Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC) (“MVW,” the Company, “we,” “us” or “our”) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Marriott Ownership Resorts, Inc. (the “Issuer”), priced an offering of its senior secured notes due 2025 (the “Notes”) in a private placement. The aggregate principal amount of the Notes increased from $400 million to $500 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the Notes offering for general corporate purposes, including for the payment of fees and expenses related to this offering.
The Notes will be senior secured obligations of the Issuer and guaranteed on a senior secured basis by the Company and each of its subsidiaries that guarantees the Company’s existing corporate credit facility. The Notes were offered and sold, and documents relating to the Notes will only be distributed, to (i) persons reasonably believed to be “qualified institutional buyers” within the meaning of Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or (ii) persons outside the United States that are not “U.S. persons” within the meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act and that are not acquiring the Notes for the account or benefit of a U.S. person.
The Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States or to any U.S. persons except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. The Notes have not been registered under the Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction.
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This communication is for informational purposes only and is not intended to and does not constitute an offer to buy, nor a solicitation of an offer to sell, subscribe for or buy any securities or the solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction pursuant to or in connection with the proposed transactions or otherwise, nor shall there be any sale, issuance or transfer of securities in any jurisdiction in contravention of applicable law.
About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global vacation company that offers vacation ownership, exchange, rental and resort and property management, along with related businesses, products and services. The Company has a diverse portfolio that includes seven vacation ownership brands. It also includes exchange networks and membership programs, as well as management of other resorts and lodging properties. As a leader and innovator in the vacation industry, the Company upholds the highest standards of excellence in serving its customers, investors and associates while maintaining exclusive, long-term relationships with Marriott International, Inc. and Hyatt Hotels Corporation for the development, sales and marketing of vacation ownership products and services. For more information, please visit www.marriottvacationsworldwide.com.
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We caution you that these statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including the effects of the recent novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic, reduced demand for vacation ownership and exchange products and services, volatility in the international and national economy and the credit markets, worker absenteeism, quarantines or other travel or health-related restrictions, the length and severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, the pace of recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak, changes in supply and demand for vacation ownership and residential products, competitive conditions, the availability of capital to finance growth, and other matters referred to under the heading “Risk Factors” contained in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC and in subsequent SEC filings, any of which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or implied in this press release.
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