Nasdaq Welcomes Hostess Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWNK) To The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hostess Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:TWNK), makers of America's most iconic baked sweet goods, including Twinkies®, Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos® and CupCakes, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today to celebrate the company's listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market.
Hostess Brands, Inc. Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of Listing
Hostess Brands, Inc. Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of Listing
Hostess Brands, Inc. Rings The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in Celebration of Listing
Hostess Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:TWNK), makers of America's most iconic baked sweet goods, including Twinkies®, Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos® and CupCakes, visits the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today to celebrate the company's listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

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As previously announced, Gores Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRSHU) (NASDAQ:GRSH) (NASDAQ:GRSHW) completed the acquisition of Hostess Brands, LLC.  As a result of the transaction, Gores Holdings was renamed Hostess Brands, Inc. and its common stock and warrants now trade on NASDAQ under the symbols "TWNK" and "TWNKW", respectively. 

Funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo") (NYSE:APO) and C. Dean Metropoulos and family, the prior majority owners of Hostess, will continue to hold an approximately 42% combined stake in the Company. C. Dean Metropoulos and family, including Metropoulos & Co. Principals Evan Metropoulos and Daren Metropoulos, remain the largest shareholders of the company.

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