The company expects to begin trading on the NYSE Dec. 19 under its current ticker symbol, NCLH. Shares will continue to trade on Nasdaq until the transfer is complete.
'We are pleased to partner with the New York Stock Exchange as the new home for our stock listing and look forward to joining the collection of preeminent companies listed on the exchange,' said Frank Del Rio, president and CEO, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
'This move marks the latest initiative in our continuous drive to increase our company’s profile in the marketplace and enhance shareholder value by drawing on the NYSE’s unique competencies and capabilities which make it the ideal listing platform for our company,' Del Rio continued. 'We are grateful for the support Nasdaq has provided us over the last five years since our successful IPO and our inclusion in the prestigious Nasdaq 100.'
NYSE president Tom Farley welcomed NCLH and its shareholders. '[We] look forward to being a valued partner in the company’s future growth by providing the highest quality markets and services,' he said.
NCLH opened at $54.50 on Thursday.