Among the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those described in the forward-looking statements are the following: (1) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the merger agreement, (2) the risk that ILG stockholders may not approve the issuance of ILG common stock in connection with the proposed merger, (3) the risk that the necessary regulatory approvals may not be obtained or may be obtained subject to conditions that are not anticipated, (4) risks that any of the closing conditions to the proposed merger, including Starwood's spin-off of Vistana, may not be satisfied in a timely manner, (5) risks related to disruption of management time from ongoing business operations due to the proposed merger, (6) failure to realize the benefits expected from the proposed merger, (7) the effect of the announcement of the proposed merger on the ability of ILG and Starwood to retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with their key business partners, and on their operating results and businesses generally, (8) adverse trends in economic conditions generally or in the vacation ownership, vacation rental and travel industries, or adverse events or trends in key vacation destinations, (9) adverse changes to, or interruptions in, relationships with third parties unrelated to the announcement, (10) lack of available financing for, or insolvency or consolidation of developers, (11) decreased demand from prospective purchasers of vacation interests, (12) travel related health concerns, (13) ILG's ability to compete effectively and successfully and to add new products and services, (14) ILG's ability to successfully manage and integrate acquisitions, (15) the occurrence of a termination event under the master license agreement with Hyatt, (16) ILG's ability to market vacation ownership interests successfully and efficiently, (17) impairment of ILG's assets, (18) the restrictive covenants in ILG's revolving credit facility and indenture; (19) business interruptions in connection with ILG's technology systems, (20) the ability of managed homeowners associations to collect sufficient maintenance fees, (21) third parties not repaying advances or extensions of credit, (22) fluctuations in currency exchange rates and (23) ILG's ability to expand successfully in international markets and manage risks specific to international operations. Discussions of additional risks and uncertainties are contained in ILG's Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed with the SEC on December 16, 2015 and in ILG's, Starwood's and Vistana's other filings with the SEC. None of ILG, Starwood or Vistana is under any obligation, and each expressly disclaim any obligation, to update, alter, or otherwise revise any forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Persons reading this announcement are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements which speak only as of the date hereof.
Additional Information and Where to Find ItThis communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval. This communication may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of the proposed merger between a wholly-owned subsidiary of ILG and Vistana. In connection with the proposed merger, ILG has filed a registration statement on Form S-4, containing a proxy statement/prospectus, with the SEC. ILG expects to file one or more amendments to this registration statement before it becomes effective. STOCKHOLDERS OF ILG AND STARWOOD ARE URGED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT, INCLUDING THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS, BECAUSE IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED MERGER AND ANY AMENDMENTS TO THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND ALL OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL ALSO CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED MERGER. Investors and security holders will be able to obtain copies of the proxy statement/prospectus as well as other filings containing information about ILG, Starwood and Vistana, without charge, at the SEC's website, http://www.sec.gov. Copies of documents filed with the SEC by ILG will be made available free of charge on ILG's investor relations website. Copies of documents filed with the SEC by Starwood will be made available free of charge on Starwood's investor relations website. Participants in Solicitation ILG and its directors and executive officers, and Starwood and its directors and executive officers, may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the holders of ILG common stock in respect of ILG's stock issuance in connection with the proposed merger. Information about the directors and executive officers of ILG is set forth in the proxy statement for ILG's 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 6, 2015,. Information about the directors and executive officers of Starwood is set forth in the proxy statement for Starwood's 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 17, 2015. Investors may obtain additional information regarding the interest of such participants by reading the proxy statement/prospectus regarding the proposed merger contained in the Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed with the SEC on December 16, 2015.