OMAHA, Neb., March 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Corporation, a leading provider of technology-driven communication services, today announced closing of its previously announced initial public offering of 21,275,000 shares of its common stock, at a price to the public of $20.00 per share. The Company's shares began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on March 22, 2013 under the symbol "WSTC." Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as lead bookrunners for the offering; BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as joint bookrunners; Baird and William Blair are acting as co-lead managers; and Evercore Partners and Sanford C. Bernstein are acting as co-managers. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus which may be obtained by contacting: Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY, 10282, by calling (866) 471-2526, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, by calling (866) 718-1649 or by emailing email@example.com. The registration statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. About West Corporation West Corporation (Nasdaq:WSTC) is a leading provider of technology-driven communication services. West offers its clients a broad range of communications and network infrastructure solutions that help them manage or support critical communications. West's customer contact solutions and conferencing services are designed to improve its clients' cost structure and provide reliable, high-quality services. West also provides mission-critical services, such as public safety and emergency communications.