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Company Owners, Siris Capital Group and Elliott Management, Boost Investment Following Strong Q1 Results, Including a Restructuring of Debt, Further Strengthening the Company’s Balance Sheet
LANGLEY UK, March 31, 2023 – Travelport, a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, today announced a $200 million investment from the company’s owners, Siris Capital Group and Elliott Management. Following a strong first quarter performance, including best-in-class tech achievements and the acquisition of Deem, the new injection of capital will allow the company to continue executing against its aggressive growth strategy.
“The $200 million investment from our owners, Siris Capital Group and Elliott Management, reflect their confidence in Travelport and the continued recovery of the travel industry,” said Greg Webb, CEO of Travelport. “The main advantage of private equity ownership is agility, which is crucial in a rapidly changing environment. This investment will allow Travelport to further advance its tech innovations, while fueling the company’s momentum.”
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The $200 million investment, along with a recent refinancing that received the support of 100% of Travelport’s First Lien Lenders and materially lowered the company’s cash interest expense, provides Travelport with significant liquidity while demonstrating investors’ strong belief in the company’s bright future.
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Travelport is a global technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide. Buyers and sellers of travel are connected by the company’s next generation marketplace, Travelport+, which simplifies how brands connect, upgrades how travel is sold, and enables modern digital retailing. Headquartered in London, United Kingdom and operating in more than 165 countries around the world, Travelport is focused on driving innovation that simplifies the complex travel ecosystem.