Morrison & Foerster is representing Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. in its $124 million initial public offering that began trading on the New York Stock Exchange Nov. 2. Restoration Hardware sold 5.16 million shares at $24 apiece.
San Francisco corporate partners Gavin B. Grover, John M. Rafferty, and Andrew D. Thorpe are leading the IPO. The firm previously represented Restoration Hardware in its 2008 sale for $267 million to a group of private equity investors led by Catterton Partners, in Greenwich, Conn.
Morrison & Foerster is regularly recognized as a leading firm advising clients on their initial public offerings. The Restoration Hardware IPO comes on the heels of Morrison & Foerster representing Shanghai Fosun Pharma in its Oct. 30 $512 million offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange, one of the largest Hong Kong IPO’s of 2012. The depth of our capital markets experience, combined with our expertise in some of the most active industries for offerings, makes us a resource for issuers transitioning to public ownership. We also help underwriters advise their clients on these matters.