* Says might use proceeds for potential acquisitions
* Shares down 2 percent premarket
Sept 13 World Fuel Services Corp (INT.N), which
provides services to aircraft, ships and tanker truck loading
terminals, said it had filed with the U.S. regulator to offer
up to 7.57 million shares.
The company currently has about 59.51 million outstanding
shares, according to Thomson Reuters data.
World Fuel Services intends to grant underwriters an option
for 30 days to purchase up to 1.14 million additional shares to
cover overallotments, if any, the company said.
It expects to use proceeds for general corporate purposes,
which may include potential acquisitions, it said.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan are
serving as joint book-running managers for the offering.
Shares of the company, valued at about $1.6 billion, were
down about 2 percent at $26 in premarket trade. The stock
closed at 26.42 Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.
(Reporting by Adveith Nair in Bangalore; Editing by Vyas