If the acquisition is completed as planned, with regulatory and shareholder approvals, Travelport will become privately held. Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Capital Corp. plan to acquire the travel technology company in an all-cash transaction. If the agreement with Siris and Evergreen is approved by shareholders and regulators, it is expected to close in the second quarter of 2019. At that point, Travelport will become a privately held company. Its headquarters will remain in Langley, U.K. In a statement, executives from Siris and Elliott said they were attracted to Travelport based on its leadership, scale and reach, technology, payment solution eNett and its GDS platform. Get the full story at Travel Weekly and Travelport