ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD. (NYSE:RCL) Files An 8-K Other EventsItem 8.01Other Events.
On June 14, 2018, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ("RCL") and Manfredi Lefebvre D'Ovidio announced an agreement for RCL to acquire a 66.67% interest in Silversea Cruise Holding Ltd. based on an enterprise value of approximately $2billion. The purchase price of the equity being acquired is approximately $1 billion. In addition, Lefebvre will qualify for an estimated contingent consideration of approximately 472,000 shares of RCL common stock, payable upon achievement of certain 2019-2020 performance metrics. The closing of this transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including approval by relevant competition authorities. A copy of a press release related to this announcement is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD ExhibitEX-99.1 2 exh991form8k20180614.htm Exhibit 99.1 NEWS FROM Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Silversea Cruises Media Contacts: Investor Contact: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Owen Torres 305-539-4097 email@example.com Silversea Cruises Brad Ball 954-713-4030 firstname.lastname@example.org Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Carola Mengolini 305-982-2625 email@example.com ROYAL CARIBBEAN TO INVEST IN SILVERSEA CRUISES PURCHASE OF 67 PERCENT STAKE WILL PROPEL THE GROWTH OF THE LEADING LUXURY AND EXPEDITION CRUISE BRAND “CROWN JEWEL” PARTNERSHIP STRENGTHENS SILVERSEA FUTURE AND RCL BRAND LINEUP Silversea leaders stay on to guide strategy; significant synergies expected MIAMI,…To view the full exhibit click
About ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES LTD. (NYSE:RCL)
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a cruise company. The Company owns various brands, such as Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, CDF Croisieres de France and joint venture interest in TUI Cruises. It operates approximately 23 ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 68,600 berths under its Royal Caribbean International brand, offering cruise itineraries that range from 2 to 24 nights. It operates over 11 ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 24,900 berths under its Celebrity Cruises brand. It operates over two ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 1,400 berths under its Azamara Club Cruises brand, offering cruise itineraries that range from 3 to 20 nights. It operates approximately three ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 6,200 berths under its Pullmantur brand. It operates over two ships with an aggregate capacity of approximately 2,800 berths under its CDF Croisieres de France brand.