MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – One day in the future you could own a share in Shamu.
On Thursday, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. filed for an initial public offering of stock that could raise $100 million. That number is likely to change as the company’s bankers gauge interest from investors.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: Cases, Positivity Rates, Deaths Rise Amid Coronavirus Surge
The Orlando based company, known for its water shows featuring orca whales, dolphins and other animals, did not list a date for the offering. It plans to use the “SEAS” symbol.READ MORE: 'Biggest Tragedy Is Preventable Loss Of Life': Memorial Healthcare System Chief Urges Public To Get COVID Vaccine
Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, which owns SeaWorld, will likely sell some of its stake in the deal, but will still own a majority of the voting power of the company’s shares after the IPO, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.MORE NEWS: Florida Becoming Epicenter Of Coronavirus Outbreak
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