Trivago, a global hotel search platform, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 26,110,118 American depositary shares (ADSs) representing Class A shares of its affiliate, travel B.V.* (the Company) at $11.00 per ADS. The Company is selling 18,110,091 ADSs, and certain shareholders of the Company are selling 8,000,027 ADSs in the offering.
The Company and the selling shareholders have granted the underwriters the option to purchase up to an additional 3,916,517 ADSs at the initial public offering price less the underwriting discount. The ADSs are expected to begin trading on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “TRVG” on December 16, 2016. The offering is expected to close on December 21, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as lead book-running managers. Allen & Company LLC, BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. are acting as bookrunners and Cowen and Company, LLC and Guggenheim Securities, LLC are acting as co-managers.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus.