Grocery Retailer Albertsons Plans to Raise $1.3B in IPO

Albertsons on Thursday stated it envisioned to raise up to $1.3 billion in its original general public presenting.

IPO Pricing

The grocery retailer is hoping to offer sixty five.eight million shares priced in between $18 and $twenty for each share. Underwriters for the IPO will have an option to acquire an extra 9.87 million shares inside 30-days of the IPO.

Albertsons will not be taking any net proceeds from the presenting, as all shares being offered come from the prevalent inventory of current stakeholders, which includes billionaire Stephen Feinberg’s Cerberus Capital Administration.

JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Bank of America’s BofA Securities, and Goldman Sachs are the guide underwriters for the presenting.

The Idaho-centered organization had filed for the IPO with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in March.

[Editor’s note: Albertsons stated it is variety a person or variety two in marketplace share in most of the metropolitan marketplaces it serves. Revenue very last yr rose to $62.5 billion from $60.5 billion in 2018, and the organization attained $466 million, or eighty cents a share, in 2019 as opposed with $131 million, or 23 cents a share, in 2018. The coronavirus pandemic “has considerably increased” demand for foodstuff-at-residence and on the net profits, it stated, and the organization has developed up its curbside pickup and other programs.]

What’s Up coming

Albertsons’ shares will checklist at the New York Inventory Exchange under the ticker “ACI.” According to the Wall Avenue Journal, the Albertsons shares could begin trading on the New York Inventory Exchange as quickly as up coming 7 days.

The organization will be valued everywhere in between $ten.45 billion to $eleven.sixty one billion centered on the lower and upper ranges of its IPO cost.

Albertsons’s general public presenting will comply with a host of effective IPOs lifted in the very last month, including those of Warner New music Group and ZoomInfo Technologies, as lockdowns similar to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic eased.

This story originally appeared on Benzinga.

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