LAS VEGAS, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation ("Caesars") (NASDAQ: CZR) and Caesars Acquisition Company ("CAC") announced that the offering of Class A common stock ("Class A Common Stock") of CAC to holders of subscriptions rights closed on November 18, 2013. CAC distributed a total of 135,771,882 shares of its Class A Common Stock to holders of subscription rights who validly exercised their subscription rights and paid the subscription price in full, including pursuant to the exercise of the over-subscription privilege. Any subscription rights that were unexercised, including those that were retained, are void, of no value and have ceased to be exercisable for shares of Class A Common Stock. As a result of the offering, CAC received aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $1,173.1 million. Caesars expects that the Class A Common Stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "CACQ" on November 19, 2013.
If you have questions about the number of shares of Class A Common Stock you received in the offering and you held and exercised your subscription rights in physical form as a registered holder, please contact Computershare Trust Company, N.A., the subscription agent for the rights offering, at 1-781-575-3120 or 1-800-962-4284 (toll free). If you held and exercised your subscription rights through a broker, dealer, custodian bank or other nominee, please contact your broker, dealer, custodian bank or other nominee.CAC is a newly formed company created to facilitate the previously announced strategic transaction pursuant to which Caesars has formed a new growth-oriented entity, Caesars Growth Partners, LLC ("Growth Partners"), to be owned by Caesars and CAC. Upon the consummation of the offering, CAC owns approximately 42.4% of the economic interests of Growth Partners, and Caesars owns approximately 57.6% of the economic interests of Growth Partners.