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European Wax Center Closes $207 Million Initial Public Offering

Paul, Weiss advised European Wax Center, Inc. and certain selling stockholders in its initial public offering of 12,190,000 shares of Class A common stock (including 1,590,000 shares of Class A common stock sold pursuant to the underwriters’ overallotment option), generating gross proceeds of $207.2 million. The shares are listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “EWCZ.” European Wax Center is the largest and fastest-growing franchisor and operator of out-of-home waxing services in the United States, and a portfolio company of General Atlantic.

The underwriters for the offering were led by Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, BofA Securities, Inc. and Jefferies LLC.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners John Kennedy, Monica Thurmond and Matthew Abbott and counsel David Sobel and Samuel Welt; tax partner Lindsay Parks; executive compensation partners Lawrence Witdorchic and Jarrett Hoffman; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; and antitrust counsel Yuni Sobel.

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