Bay Area's Natera Guns for a $175 Million IPO
Published: Jul 02, 2015
SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRA) today announced the pricing of its upsized initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $18.00 per share before underwriting discounts, commissions and estimated expenses. In addition, Natera has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,500,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on July 2, 2015 under the symbol "NTRA." The offering is expected to close on July 8, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.
Morgan Stanley, Cowen and Company, and Piper Jaffray & Co. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Baird and Wedbush PacGrow are acting as co-managers for the offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014; Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Services, Attention: Prospectus Department, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone: (631) 274-2806; or Piper Jaffray & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 800 Nicollet Mall, J12S03, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or by telephone: (800) 747-3924, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SOURCE Natera, Inc.