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Levi's to return to NYSE after over 30 years : Jeans maker sets initial IPO size at $136m; it may be valued at $6.8b on debut, says report

Feb 15, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

NEW YORK ยท Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co on Wednesday filed documents to list itself on the New York Stock Exchange, seeking to return to public markets after more than three decades.

Levi's, one of the world's biggest denim brands and the inventor of blue jeans, faces rapid changes in consumer tastes as people shop for cheaper store brands and athleisure apparel.

Last year, rival VF Corp said it would spin off its less profitable Wrangler and Lee jeans business into a publicly tr...