Honest Company $474.8 million IPO
Davis Polk advised the underwriters in connection with the $474.8 million initial public offering of 29,678,050 shares of common stock of The Honest Company, Inc., of which 6,451,613 shares were issued and sold by Honest and 23,266,437 shares were sold by the selling stockholders. The shares sold by the selling stockholders include 3,871,050 shares sold pursuant to the underwriters’ over-allotment option. The Honest Company’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “HNST.”
The Honest Company is a digitally-native, mission-driven brand focused on leading the clean lifestyle movement, creating a community for conscious consumers and seeking to disrupt multiple consumer product categories.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Alan F. Denenberg and associates Ali DeGolia and Jiachen (Lucy) Wang. Partner Frank J. Azzopardi and associate Jesse L. Hallock provided intellectual property advice. The tax team included counsel Kiara L. Rankin and associate Tyler Scheiner. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Northern California and New York offices.