Univar Inc., Downers Grove, IL, has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range have not yet been determined, and the SEC review process is still ongoing.
The global chemistry distributor will trade under the ticker symbol UNVR.
For the 12 months ended March 31, 2014, Univar had sales of $10.4 billion.
Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as the lead book-running managers. Barclays, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and Morgan Stanley are also serving as book-running managers.