After years of IPO talks, Chicmax last week finally signed a pre-listing tutoring agreement with CITIC Securities.
One source told WWD Honest could go public in the second quarter.
The entrepreneur also talked about succession as he revealed the company will launch a children’s line in the second half of the year.
Deal focus is expected to be less on technology and more on diversification.
The road show will now end on Dec. 5.
The Italian entrepreneur unveiled on Tuesday the latest step of his restoration of Solomeo, home to his company’s headquarters, where he erected a travertine monument he hopes will last 2,000 years, and revealed he wrote his first book.
Cushman & Wakefield is poised for a July IPO, following the completed IPO of BJ’s Wholesale Club this week.