La Quinta Prices Secondary Offering of 20,750,000 Shares

IRVING, Texas - March 24, 2015 // PRNewswire // - La Quinta Holdings Inc. ("La Quinta" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 20,750,000 shares of La Quinta common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. at a price to the public of $23.71 per share. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,112,500 shares of common stock from the selling stockholders. The offering is expected to close on March 30, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

La Quinta did not offer any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in this offering.

J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are serving as representatives of the underwriters and joint book-running managers for the offering. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Wells Fargo Securities are also acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. EA Markets, Evercore ISI, JMP Securities, Lebenthal Capital Markets, Loop Capital Markets, Mischler Financial Group, Inc., Ramirez & Co., Inc., Raymond James, RBC Capital Markets and Stifel are acting as co-managers for the offering. The offering of these securities is being made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which can be obtained from:

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC                 

Morgan Stanley

Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions       

Attention: Prospectus Department

1155 Long Island Avenue                          

180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor

Edgewood, New York 11717                      

New York, NY 10014

Telephone: 1-866-803-9204   

A registration statement relating to the securities was filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About La Quinta

La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LQ) is a leading owner, operator and franchisor of select-service hotels primarily serving the upper-midscale and midscale segments. The Company's owned and franchised portfolio consists of more than 860 La Quinta Inn & Suites™ and La Quinta Inn™ branded hotels representing over 86,000 rooms located in 47 states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. La Quinta's team is committed to providing guests with a refreshing and engaging experience.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements made in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are based on management's expectations, beliefs, estimates and projections. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual results may differ materially from what is forecast in forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors. Additional information regarding these factors is contained or incorporated by reference in the Company's registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 12, 2015, as amended to date. The Company disclaims and does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement in this press release.

SOURCE La Quinta Holdings Inc.

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