A trio of companies—
—are making their public equities market debuts Wednesday.
The three are the first traditional initial public offerings of the week. Olo raised $450 million after selling 18 million shares at $25 each, above its expected range. The New York-based software company had initially filed to offer 18 million shares at $16 each, which it raised to $20 to $22 earlier this week. Olo is scheduled to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol OLO.
are underwriters on the deal.
Started in 2005, Olo’s software helps roughly 400 restaurants provide digital ordering and delivery. Clients include Chili’s, Shake Shack (ticker: SHAK), Denny’s (DENN), and Cheesecake Factory (CAKE).
Sun Country is also making its debut. The low-cost airline collected $218 million after selling about 9.1 million shares at $24 each, above its $21 to $23 price range. The company is slated to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker SNCY.
and Deutsche Bank Securities are underwriters on the deal.
Sun Country, based in Minnesota, offers flights throughout the U.S. as well as to Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Its charter business is a big component of its business strategy; clients include casino operators, the U.S. Department of Defense, college sports teams, and professional sports teams. The company is also the air carrier for the NCAA Division I National Basketball Tournament, its prospectus said.
Of the three companies trading Wednesday, only Sun Country is unprofitable. The airline experienced a significant drop in demand last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jowell Global will also begin trading Wednesday. The Shanghai-based company raised $26 million after selling 3,714,286 million shares at $7 each. It is set to trade on the Nasdaq market under the ticker JWEL. Network 1 Financial Securities is the underwriter on the deal.
Jowell provides an e-commerce platform that sells cosmetics, health, and nutritional supplements and household products in China. It also sells its products through authorized retail stores under the brand Love Home Store or LHH Store.
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