Caesars Entertainment’s (CZR) operating unit, Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (or CEOC), will restructure as a separate operating company (or OpCo) and property company (or PropCo), with a real estate investment trust (or REIT) directly or indirectly owning and controlling PropCo.
PropCo will own all of CEOC’s real property. A separate subsidiary of PropCo will own all the assets of Caesars Palace Las Vegas (or CPLV).
CEOC’s board composition
OpCo will have three board members, with CZR appointing either two or three such members, depending on whether it owns 90% or more of the equity. If CZR appoints all three members, then one member will be independent.
The REIT will have seven board members, with the holders of the first lien notes appointing either six or seven of the members, depending on whether the first lien note holders own 90% or more of the equity.