SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. Celebrates Public Debut on the New York Stock Exchange

  SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. Celebrates Public Debut on the New York Stock
  Exchange

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 19, 2013

Orlando, Fla.-based SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., a leading theme park and
entertainment company, opened for trading today on the New York Stock Exchange
(NYSE) under the ticker symbol “SEAS” after its initial public offering.
Goldman, Sachs & Co., LLC is the Designated Market Maker for the company’s
stock.

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. CEO Jim Atchison, joined by members of the
company's leadership team, ri ...

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. CEO Jim Atchison, joined by members of the
company's leadership team, rings the NYSE Opening Bell® to celebrate SeaWorld
Entertainment's IPO and first day of trading on the NYSE. (Photo: Business
Wire)

CEO Jim Atchison, along with members of SeaWorld Entertainment’s leadership
team, celebrated the company’s public debut by ringing the NYSE Opening Bell®
and visiting the trading floor to witness the stock opening. Prior to the bell
ringing, SeaWorld Entertainment brought the experience of its theme parks to
the NYSE as SeaWorld performers, penguins, otters and a lemur paraded across
the trading floor.

SeaWorld Entertainment operates 11 U.S. theme parks: SeaWorld Orlando,
SeaWorld San Diego, SeaWorld San Antonio, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Busch
Gardens Tampa, Discovery Cove in Orlando, Aquatica water parks in Orlando and
San Diego, Water Country USA in Williamsburg, Adventure Island in Tampa and
Sesame Place, a children’s play and water park near Philadelphia that is based
on the characters of Sesame Street. In addition, SeaWorld has introduced
Sesame Street brands in its other theme parks through Sesame Street-themed
rides, shows, children’s play areas and merchandise.

Photo 1
Caption: SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. CEO Jim Atchison, joined by members of
the company’s leadership team, rings the NYSE Opening Bell® to celebrate
SeaWorld Entertainment’s IPO and first day of trading on the NYSE.

Photo 2
Caption: SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. brings the excitement its theme parks to
the NYSE trading floor on IPO day.

Photo 3
Caption: SeaWorld’s “Penny the Penguin” visits the NYSE trading floor on
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.’s IPO day.

B-roll of today’s SeaWorld Entertainment’s IPO day can be found here.

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About SeaWorld Entertainment

SeaWorld Entertainment is a leading theme park and entertainment company
delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend
imagination with nature and enable its customers to celebrate, connect with
and care for the natural world we share. SeaWorld Entertainment owns or
licenses a portfolio of globally recognized brands including SeaWorld, Shamu
and Busch Gardens. Over a more than 50 year history, SeaWorld Entertainment
has built a diversified portfolio of 11 destination and regional theme parks
that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which
showcase its one-of-a-kind collection of approximately 67,000 marine and
terrestrial animals. SeaWorld Entertainment’s theme parks feature a diverse
array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal
which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its
guests. In addition to its theme parks, SeaWorld has recently begun to
leverage its brands into media, entertainment and consumer products.

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