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Bloomberg reports that BJ’s Whole Club, which was taken private seven years ago, is looking to go public again.

BJ’s, which has been owned by CVC and Leonard Green & Partners, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) this week.

According to the story, “The private equity firms paid $51.25 a share for BJ’s in 2011, valuing it at about $2.8 billion. Since then, BJ’s has opened 25 new stores and spent more than $230 million to improve its systems and technology, according to a filing Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

“BJ’s listed the offering size at $100 million in the filing.” Some of the proceeds from the IPO will be used to pay down debt, the company said.
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