Welcome SFS,Smart & Final Stores, Inc
Smart & Final Celebrates IPO on the New York Stock Exchange
1:51p ET September 24, 2014 (PR NewsWire) Print
Smart & Final Stores, Inc. ("Smart & Final" or the "Company"), a value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer for household and business customers, opened for trading today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SFS" following its initial public offering. IMC Financial Markets is the Designated Market Marker for the Company's stock.
Smart & Final Chief Executive Officer David Hirz visited the trading floor, along with his executive leadership team and representatives of majority shareholder Ares Management, to celebrate the first day of trading.
"It is with pride and excitement that we join the New York Stock Exchange today and mark another milestone in Smart & Final's rich history," said Hirz.
Scott Cutler, Executive Vice President & Head of Global Listings, NYSE said, "We are very pleased to welcome Smart & Final to the New York Stock Exchange. One of the longest continuously operated food retailers in the United States and an iconic brand in the markets it serves, Smart & Final is an excellent addition to the NYSE's community of leading companies."
About Smart & Final
Smart & Final is a value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer for household and business customers. The Company is headquartered in Los Angeles, where it was founded 140 years ago, and operates approximately 250 grocery and foodservice stores under the "Smart & Final", "Smart & Final Extra!" and "Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice" banners in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, with an additional 13 stores in northern Mexico operated through a joint venture