Avis Budget Group to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
ADVISORY, Oct. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Avis Budget Group, a leading provider of vehicle rental services, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. The Company will be celebrating the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Avis Europe plc, reuniting the Avis and Budget brands under the global corporate umbrella of Avis Budget Group. Avis Budget Group becomes the only company in the world operating two global vehicle rental brands.
In honor of the occasion, Ronald L. Nelson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.
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About Avis Budget Group:
Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services through its Avis and Budget brands. Upon completion of the acquisition of Avis Europe plc, Avis Budget Group will serve customers through more than 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 21,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. For more information, visit www.avisbudgetgroup.com.
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