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March 8, 2013
09:12 EDTCAR, ZIPAvis Budget completes financing for pending acquisition of Zipcar
Avis Budget Group (CAR) announced that it has completed approximately $525M in debt financing intended to fund its pending acquisition of Zipcar (ZIP). As part of the funding package, the company issued its first Euro-denominated notes, further diversifying its capital structure, the company said.
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May 15, 2015
14:36 EDTCARViking Global reports 4.2% passive stake in Avis Budget
13:37 EDTCARAvis spikes after Hertz discloses raising prices ahead of summer travel season
Shares of Avis Budget Group (CAR) and Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) are rallying after Hertz said it is raising prices in anticipation of a busy summer travel season. WHAT'S NEW: In a press release from last night, Hertz said it is committed to maintaining supply consistent with correlated demand drivers, such as gross domestic product and airline passenger volume. The company said it will moderate its calendar 2015 U.S. fleet plan to reflect a capacity increase of 1.5%-2.5% over 2014 levels. The company has also identified 200 of its U.S. off-airport locations that it will close by the end of the second quarter. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Hertz noted that based on its revised fleet capacity plan and expected strong seasonal demands it is implementing broad-based price increases for its Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands at U.S. rental locations for pick ups starting on June 14, and for all dates forward. U.S. airport retail car rentals increased $5 per day and $20 per week. Off-airport retail car rentals increased $3 per day and $10 per week. The company added that weekend rates also reflect price increases of $5 per day for airport rentals and $3 per day for off-airport rentals. PRICE ACTION: In afternoon trading, shares of Hertz are up 4.5% while shares of its rival Avis Budget are up over 8.5%.
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