Oatly Group AB (OTLY) stock jumps in Nasdaq IPO

Wall Avenue is thirsty for Oatly Group AB.

Shares in the oat-drink firm jumped greater than 28% in their market debut on Thursday, an indication that buyers are wanting to money in on the rising marketplace for dairy options. The Swedish agency priced shares at $17 on Wednesday in an preliminary public providing led by Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, and Credit score Suisse. Oatly raised $1.43 billion in the IPO, the Wall Avenue Journal reported. The stock is buying and selling on the Nasdaq underneath the ticker image OTLY.

In its prospectus filed with the Securities and Trade Fee, Blackstone-backed Oatly performs up its merchandise—which embody plant-based yogurt and ice cream, in addition to its staple Barista Version—as extra environmentally pleasant than conventional diary. “Sustainability is on the core of our enterprise and actionable in our merchandise: on common, a liter of Oatly product consumed in place of cow’s milk outcomes in round 80% much less greenhouse gasoline emissions, 79% much less land utilization and 60% much less power consumption,” the corporate writes. “This equation is our main mechanism for impression.”

The corporate, which was based in the mid-Nineteen Nineties, has been rising at a quick clip over the previous few years. Its income was $421.4 million in 2020, up 106.5% from 2019. Losses have been $60.4 million attributable to what Oatly describes as “our continued give attention to our development.”