SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced that it has filed a
registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of
shares of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered
and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been
determined. LS&Co. intends to list its Class A common stock on the New
York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “LEVI.”
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC will serve as
lead joint book-running managers for the offering. BofA Merrill Lynch,
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Evercore Group L.L.C. will serve as
book-running managers. BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Global
Markets Inc., Drexel Hamilton, LLC, Guggenheim Securities, LLC, HSBC
Securities (USA) Inc., Telsey Advisory Group, and The Williams Capital
Group, L.P. will serve as co-managers.
The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When
available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering
may be obtained from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus
Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, by email at email@example.com,
or by telephone at (866) 471-2526; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o
Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY
11717, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by telephone at (866) 803-9204; BofA Merrill Lynch, NC1-004-03-43,
200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attn:
Prospectus Department, or by email at email@example.com;
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick
Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014; or Evercore Group L.L.C.,
Attn: Equity Capital Markets, 55 East 52nd Street, 36th Floor, New York,
New York 10055, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or by telephone at (888) 474-0200.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed
with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not
be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the
registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not
constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these
securities, 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 Levi Strauss & Co.
Levi Strauss & Co. designs and markets jeans, casual wear and related
accessories for men, women and children under the Levi’s®,
Dockers®, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™, and Denizen®
brands. Its products are sold in more than 110 countries worldwide
through a combination of chain retailers, department stores, online
sites, and a global footprint of approximately 3,000 brand-dedicated
retail stores and shop-in-shops.
Levi Strauss & Co.
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