A10 Networks has launched its IPO after pricing its 12.5 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “ATEN.” Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Based in San Jose, Calif., A10 Networks is a provider of application networking solutions. Its backers include Mitsui Ventures, Triton Ventures, Harbinger Ventures, Enspire Capital and Summit Partners.
SAN JOSE, CA, Mar 20, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — A10 Networks, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 12,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $15 per share. Of the 12,500,000 shares of A10 Networks common stock offered, 9,000,000 shares are offered by A10 Networks and 3,500,000 shares are offered by selling stockholders. The Underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,875,000 shares of common stock offered by the selling stockholders at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on March 21, 2014 under the symbol “ATEN.” The offering is expected to close on March 26, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets are acting as joint book runners for the offering, and Pacific Crest Securities and Oppenheimer & Co. 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 will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014; or BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717; or RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10281.