GREENSBORO, N.C — May 23, 2019 — VF Corp., a global supplier of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, announced today that it has completed the previously announced separation of VF’s Jeanswear organization into an independent, publicly traded company. The new company, named Kontoor Brands Inc., will include the Wrangler®, Lee® and Rock & Republic® brands, and the VF Outlet™ business. The separation was achieved through the distribution to VF’s shareholders of one share of Kontoor Brands common stock for every seven shares of VF stock held at the close of business on the record date of May 10, 2019.
Kontoor Brands common stock will begin regular-way trading today on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “KTB.”
Posted May 24, 2019
Source: VF Corp.