West Corporation Announces Closing of Its Initial Public Offering

West Corporation Announces Closing of Its Initial Public Offering

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
prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com 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 prospectus@morganstanley.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.

Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, West serves Fortune 1000
companies and other clients in a variety of industries, including
telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety, technology and
healthcare.West has sales and operations in the United States, Canada,
Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America.For more information
on West Corporation, please call 1-800-841-9000 or visit www.west.com.

CONTACT: David Pleiss
         Investor Relations
         (402) 963-1500
         dmpleiss@west.com

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