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US IPO Week Ahead: Korean BBQ chain GEN set to follow CAVA IPO

June 16, 2023
Week Ahead

Just one company is currently scheduled to list in the week ahead, although other small issuers may join the calendar during the week.

Korean BBQ restaurant chain GEN Restaurant Group (GENK) plans to raise $33 million at a $352 million market cap. GEN's restaurants offer Korean and Korean-American food at 34 locations across California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, Texas, New York, and Florida. Profitable and growing, the company believes its concept could more than 250 locations in the US. GEN’s restaurants are currently concentrated in California, with two-thirds of its locations in the state.

U.S. IPO Calendar
Deal Size
Market Cap
Price Range
Shares Filed
GEN Restaurant Group (GENK)
Cerritos, CA
$10 - $12
Roth Cap.
Korean BBQ restaurant chain with 34 locations in the US.

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