Zoetis Closes Initial Public Offering
Published: Feb 07, 2013
MADISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZoetisTM (NYSE:ZTS), formerly the animal health business unit of Pfizer Inc., today announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering. The offering of 99,015,000 shares of its Class A common stock included 12,915,000 shares of Class A common stock that were sold pursuant to the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares, which was exercised in full prior to the closing. Zoetis did not receive any of the proceeds of the offering. Following the completion of the initial public offering, Pfizer owns 100% of the outstanding Class B common stock of Zoetis and retains an approximately 80% ownership of Zoetis.