STXNEWS LATAM-Gol selects banks for possible IPO of Smiles unit

Fri Feb 1, 2013 8:03pm EST

Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas said on Friday it had selected banks to lead a possible initial public offering of its Smiles customer loyalty program, to be discussed at a Feb. 8 meeting of its board. The company did not say in the securities filing which banks had been selected. (Editing by Carol Bishopric)