Bread Financial will begin trading under new ticker symbol “BFH” on April 4, 2022
Bread Financial (NYSE: ADS), a leading provider of tech-forward payment and lending solutions, today announced that it will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, April 4 at 9:30 am ET. The event commemorates the company’s business and brand transformation from Alliance Data to Bread Financial, announced March 23. Following the opening bell, Bread Financial will begin trading under its new ticker symbol “BFH.”
President and Chief Executive Officer Ralph Andretta will preside over the ringing of the opening bell, joined by members of the company’s leadership team.
“This event represents the capstone of our multi-year business transformation, and I am honored to join other leaders of our company to celebrate by ringing the opening bell,” said Andretta. “This momentous event signifies to the market a new chapter for Bread Financial, and I am energetic and optimistic for what the future holds for us moving forward as a tech-forward provider of payment, lending and saving solutions.”
A live webcast of the opening bell (beginning at 9:26am ET) will be available on the NYSE website at http://www.nyse.com/bell.
About Bread Financial
Bread FinancialTM (NYSE: ADS) is a tech-forward financial services company providing simple, personalized payment, lending and saving solutions. The company creates opportunities for its customers and partners through digitally enabled choices that offer ease, empowerment, financial flexibility and exceptional customer experiences. Driven by a digital-first approach, data insights and white-label technology, Bread Financial delivers growth for its partners through a comprehensive product suite, including private label and co-brand credit cards, installment lending and buy now, pay later (BNPL). Bread Financial also offers direct-to-consumer solutions that give customers more access, choice and freedom through its branded payment, lending and saving products.
Formerly Alliance Data, Bread Financial is an S&P MidCap 400 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and committed to sustainable business practices powered by its 6,000+ global associates. To learn more about Bread Financial, visit BreadFinancial.com or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.
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