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Roger Federer-backed shoe company files for IPO

On Holding AG, a shoe agency backed by Swiss tennis star Roger Federer, on Monday filed for an preliminary public providing within the United States and revealed its web gross sales had jumped 85 p.c within the six months ended June 30.

The company was valued at practically $2 billion after its final funding spherical, Reuters reported in April.

Federer had invested in On in 2019, according to the filing. It was not instantly recognized how a lot he has invested within the shoe agency.

The 20-times Grand Slam winner had additionally teamed up with the company earlier this year to develop the Roger Pro tennis shoe.

US enterprise capital agency Stripes holds 12.4 p.c of the company’s bizarre shares, the submitting confirmed.

The company will commerce underneath the title ONON on the New York Stock Exchange.
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On mentioned it had not set the phrases for its providing but. Sources informed Reuters in April that the company may search a valuation of $4 billion to $6 billion in its IPO.

For the six months ended June 30, web gross sales jumped to 315.5 million Swiss francs ($344.01 million) from 170.9 million Swiss francs a year earlier, the company mentioned. It additionally reported a web revenue of three.8 million Swiss francs, in comparison with a lack of 33.1 million Swiss francs a year earlier.

Running-shoe makers have seen gross sales spike within the COVID-19 pandemic as folks flip to working, with gyms closed and workforce sport actions banned.

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan are underwriting the general public providing of the company Roger Federer has invested in.
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On was based in 2010 in Zürich, Switzerland by Olivier Bernhard, David Allemann and Caspar Coppetti.

Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan are among the many underwriters for the providing. The company mentioned it could be listed on the New York Stock Exchange underneath the ticker image “ONON”.