European Wax Center has filed to go public.
The firm filed a registration assertion on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It utilized on July 13 to publicly record their inventory on the Nasdaq Global Select Market below ticket image “EWCZ.” The quantity and costs of shares weren’t specified.
Per the SEC submitting, the enterprise was hit laborious by the pandemic. Sales fell from $687 million to $469 million from 2019 to 2020, tumbling 36 p.c. The first 13 weeks of 2021 present a rise of $3.8 million as much as $36.7 million, in distinction to 2020’s $32.8 million. Additionally, European Wax Center added dozens of recent areas in 2020, bringing the door depend as much as 808.
The firm plans to make use of their proceeds to contribute to EWC ventures, “purchase EWC Ventures Units and corresponding shares of Class B common stock from certain of the EWC Ventures post-IPO members,” and “repay $88.7 million aggregate principal amount of the outstanding loans under our Senior Secured Credit Facility, along with cash on hand,” in keeping with the submitting.
Morgan Stanley, BofA Securities and Jefferies function joint lead book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters, whereas Citigroup, Guggenheim Securities and Truist Securities function bookrunners for the proposed providing.
European Wax Center, based in Florida and now headquartered in Texas, makes use of their very own proprietary mix referred to as ConsolationWax and has an array of merchandise within the skincare, physique care and forehead classes. Earlier this yr, it relaunched its line of take-home merchandise. There are 808 European Wax Center areas nationwide.
Earlier this yr, Honest Beauty additionally went public, valuing the corporate at $2.1 billion after its first day on Wall Street.
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