Dave & Buster's Files for IPO
Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc., the parent company of Dave and Buster's, Inc., an owner and operator of entertainment/dining venues, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
The registration statement represents Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.'s initial public filing pursuant to the provisions of the Jumpstart our Business Startups Act of 2012.
The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Dave & Buster's has applied to list its common stock on The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC under the symbol "PLAY."
Jefferies LLC, Piper Jaffray & Co., William Blair & Company, LLC, Raymond James & Associates and Stifel are acting as book-runners for the proposed offering. LOYAL3 Securities, Inc. is acting as co-manager for the proposed offering.
A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to the proposed offering has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. The shares to be registered may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time when the registration statement becomes effective.