Royal Caribbean Group acquires remaining interest in Silversea
The move to full ownership comes two years after Royal Caribbean Group acquired a two-thirds share of the cruise line in July 2018.
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2020-07-10 20:07

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) has purchased the remaining shares of Silversea Cruises, a pioneer and leader in ultra-luxury and expedition cruising.

"Silversea has been a great fit for our company from the very first day," said Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group. "The cultures of the two organizations have proven to be harmonious, and guests have responded favorably to the combination."

Royal Caribbean Group acquires remaining interest in Silversea

Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, who took over the company from his late father, will serve as chairman of Silversea. Roberto Martinoli will remain the brand's president and CEO. The remaining one-third stake held by Heritage Cruise Holding Ltd. was paid for in the form of 5.2 million shares of Royal Caribbean Group common stock, which represents about 2.5% of the total common stock.

Royal Caribbean's share has been down over 60% Year to Date.


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