"I'm delighted to be able to welcome Gant to the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. The listing of Gant will further enhance our already strong consumer discretionary and retail sector. This will give investors an exciting new investment alternative," says Jenny Rosberg, President of Company Services, OMX (STO:OMX).
"We are extremely gratified by the major interest in Gant, not least internationally, and we now look forward to developing Gant as both a brand and a company that is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange," says Arthur Engel, President of Gant.
For a webcast interview with Gant's President, Arthur Engel, please visit www.omxgroup.com/stockholmsborsen. Photos from the welcoming ceremony will be available at www.omxgroup.com/stockholmsborsen under Corporate actions and Changes in listed companies/Listings.
A round lot in Gant, whose short name will be GANT, amounts to 100 shares. The company is included in the Consumer Discretionary sector. Further information about Gant industry classification and similar details is available at www.omxgroup.com/stockholmsborsen under Press and Exchange notices /Search /Equity related information.
Gant is a Swedish company marketing and developing an international lifestyle brand with roots on the American East Coast, where the brand was established in 1949. Today, Gant's lifestyle products are sold in 68 countries through 235 Gant Stores and more than 4,000 chosen retailers. The collections include clothes for men, women, boys, girls and babies. Watches, shoes, glasses, men's perfume and home interior products are manufactured by licensees under the Gant brand. During 2005, Brand Sales (total sales excluding VAT to end-costumers) amounted to 5,600 million SEK.
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