NEW YORK — William Toler, chief executive officer, and C. Dean Metropoulos, executive chairman, were among executives of Hostess Brands, Inc. on hand at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on Nov. 10 to celebrate the company’s listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market.
The company’s stock was at $12.01 in early afternoon trading on the Nasdaq after opening at $12.20 the morning of Nov. 10. Hostess Brands stock began trading on Nov. 7.
Hostess Brands is one of the largest packaged food companies focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet foods in the United States.In a Nov. 3 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gores Holdings, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company, said it completed the acquisition of Kansas City-based Hostess Brands, L.L.C. In connection with the transaction, Gores Holdings has been renamed Hostess Brands, Inc., and its common stock is trading on Nasdaq under the symbol “TWNK.”