NEW YORK — Philadelphia, Penn.-based Aramark, provider of food, facilities and uniform services, recently opened for trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “ARMK” after its initial public offering (IPO), the company reports.
Aramark President and CEO Eric Foss was joined by front-line employees and members of the management team to celebrate the first day of trading by ringing the Opening Bell, the company says, as well as visiting the NYSE trading floor to witness the stock opening and unveiling of the company’s revitalized logo and tagline, “We Dream. We Do.”
“We’re pleased to welcome Aramark to the New York Stock Exchange,” says Scott Cutler, executive vice president and head of Global Listings, NYSE Euronext. “As a company committed to innovation and providing stellar customer service, Aramark is an excellent addition to the NYSE’s community of leading companies. We congratulate Aramark on its IPO, and are proud to partner with the company as it embarks on its journey as a publicly traded company.”
“The step Aramark is taking today better enables us to fulfill our growth objectives and our mission to ‘Deliver Experiences that Enrich and Nourish Lives,’” says Foss. “As a public company, we are even better positioned to execute our repeatable business model and deliver innovative, high-quality services to meet the evolving needs of our clients and customers.”
Aramark has chosen Barclays Designated Market Makers as the Designated Market Maker for the company’s stock.