a.k.a. Brands $110 million IPO
Davis Polk advised the representatives of the several underwriters in connection with the initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of common stock of a.k.a. Brands Holding Corp. at $11.00 per share, for total gross proceeds of $110 million. a.k.a. Brands’ common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AKA.”
Established in 2018, a.k.a. Brands is a global platform of diversified, direct-to-consumer, digitally native fashion brands. Built for the next generation of consumers, each brand in the a.k.a. portfolio targets a distinct audience, introduces inspiring content, curates high-quality merchandise and creates authentic relationships with their customers. a.k.a. Brands leverages a flexible, asset-light operating model to help each brand accelerate its growth, scale in new markets and enhance their profitability. Current brands in the a.k.a. Brands portfolio include Princess Polly, Culture Kings, Petal & Pup and Rebdolls.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partners Michael Kaplan and Marcel Fausten and associate Rahul K. Patel. Partner Frank J. Azzopardi and associates S. Dream Montgomery and Joshua Cameron Shirley provided intellectual property advice. Partner Ethan R. Goldman and associates Dov Sussman and Ben Levenback provided tax advice. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.