24/03/2010 The London Stock Exchange welcomes SuperGroup PLC to the Main Market
The London Stock Exchange welcomes SuperGroup PLC to the Main Market.
SuperGroup is one of the fastest growing UK-based retailers with a rapidly expanding overseas and internet business. It offers affordable, premium quality clothing and accessories in the youth fashion market.
SuperGroup has created and developed a number of brands, the paramount of which is Superdry. SuperGroup’s multi-channel model includes Superdry and Cult standalone retail stores, House of Fraser Superdry concessions, UK and international wholesale, franchises and a fully transactional online offering.
SuperGroup has raised £120 million through an offer to Institutional investors and £5 million through an offer to Retail investors. Based on the offer price of £5 per share, the company’s market capitalisation at admission is £395 million.
Commenting on the IPO, Julian Dunkerton, SuperGroup’s Chief Executive Officer said:
“We are delighted that the offer has been so well received by institutional and retail investors and that they are as excited as we are by the success and growth prospects for SuperGroup. Our new status as a listed company in London will raise our profile and give us the flexibility we require to further develop our business.”
Seymour Pierce acted as UKLA Sponsor and Sole Bookrunner.