Authentic Brands Group Inc.

General Information

What do Marilyn Monroe, Muhammad Ali and Elvis Presley have in common? The Authentic Brands Group owns the licensing rights of these entertainment icons. 

Apparel and retail brands Aeropostale, Brooks Brothers, Forever 21, J.C. Penney, Lucky Brand, Nautica and Nine West are part of the Authentic Brands Group. Its other brands include Airwalk, Barneys, Eddie Bauer, Frye, Herve Leger and Juicy Couture. 

Living Legends Shaquille O’Neal and Julius Irving – their licensing rights are under the Authentic Brands Group. 

Sports Illustrated magazine – part of the Authentic Brands Group.

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) is a world class brand development, marketing and entertainment company. Our company was founded in 2010 by CEO Jamie Salter with an innovative vision to expand the brand licensing paradigm. Our platform combines the operational and financial benefits of a traditional brand licensor with the brand development, marketing and long-term value approach employed by the world’s most successful brands. We own the intellectual property of our brands and receive licensing revenues from a diverse global network of licensees across a range of categories and territories. Our platform integrates brand strategy, innovative marketing, rich content and centralized data analytics capabilities for our portfolio of over 30 iconic global brands, which generated approximately $10 billion in annual Gross Merchandise Value (“GMV”) worldwide for the year ended Dec. 31, 2020.

(Note: Authentic Brands Group officially withdrew its IPO in a letter to the SEC dated Jan. 5, 2022. This IPO’s proceeds had initially been estimated at about $1.5 billion, according to some IPO professionals.)

Industry: Apparel
Employees: 184
Founded: 2010
Contact Information
Address 1411 Broadway, 21st Floor New York, NY 10018
Phone Number (212) 760-2410
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View Prospectus: Authentic Brands Group Inc.
Financial Information
Market Cap
Revenues $528.50 mil (last 12 months)
Net Income $459.41 mil (last 12 months)
IPO Profile
Symbol AUTH
Exchange NYSE
Shares (millions): 0.0
Price range $0.00 - $0.00
Est. $ Volume $100.0 mil
Manager / Joint Managers BofA Securities/ J.P. Morgan/ Goldman Sachs/ Jefferies/ UBS Investment Bank/ Wells Fargo Securities/ Cowen and Company/ Guggenheim Securities/ KeyBanc Capital Markets
CO-Managers Canaccord Genuity/ Telsey Advisory Group
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Status: Withdrawn
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