Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (formerly Bluegreen Corporation) (“Bluegreen Vacations”) and its parent company, BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE: BBX)(OTCQX: BBXTB) (“BBX Capital”), announced today that Bluegreen Vacations has commenced an initial public offering of 6,498,648 shares of its common stock. Bluegreen Vacations is offering 3,736,723 shares and Woodbridge Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BBX Capital (“Woodbridge”), is offering 2,761,925 shares as selling shareholder. Woodbridge has also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 974,797 shares at the initial public offering price. The initial public offering price is currently expected to be between $16.00 and $18.00 per share. Bluegreen Vacations has applied to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “BXG.”
Stifel and Credit Suisse are acting as joint lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the proposed offering. BofA Merrill Lynch and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey are also acting as joint book-running managers.
The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the proposed offering may be obtained by contacting: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Attn: Syndicate, One Montgomery Street, Suite 3700, San Francisco, CA 94104, (415) 364‐2720, email@example.com; or Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attn: Prospectus Dept., One Madison Ave., New York, NY 10010, (800) 221-1037, firstname.lastname@example.org.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press 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 Bluegreen Vacations Corporation:
Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (formerly Bluegreen Corporation), founded in 1966 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, is a leading vacation ownership company that markets and sells vacation ownership interests (VOIs) and manages resorts in top leisure and urban destinations. The Bluegreen Vacation Club is a flexible, points-based, deeded vacation ownership plan with approximately 211,000 owners, 67 Club and Club Associate Resorts and access to more than 11,000 other hotels and resorts through partnerships and exchange networks. Bluegreen Vacations also offers a portfolio of comprehensive, fee-based resort management, financial, and sales and marketing services, to or on behalf of third parties.
About BBX Capital Corporation:
BBX Capital Corporation (formerly BFC Financial Corporation) (NYSE: BBX) (OTCQX: BBXTB) is a diversified holding company whose activities include its ownership of Bluegreen Vacations Corporation and, through its Real Estate and Middle Market Divisions, the acquisition, ownership and management of joint ventures and investments in real estate and real estate development projects and middle market operating businesses.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All opinions, forecasts, projections, future plans or other statements, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties regarding the timing and terms of the proposed offering described in this press release and the impact it may have on BBX Capital and Bluegreen Vacations, and the risk that the proposed offering may not be completed on the currently expected terms or at all. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and neither BBX Capital nor Bluegreen Vacations assumes any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information or for any other reason, except as required by law.