Raleigh, North Carolina-based Bandwidth, a telecom company, has raised $80 million for its IPO after pricing its 4 million shares at $20 per share. The stock began trading November 10, 2017 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “BAND.” Morgan Stanley, KeyBanc Capital Markets and Baird are the lead underwriters. Bandwidth is backed by Carmichael Partners.
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Bandwidth Inc., today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $20.00 per share, before underwriting discounts. In addition, Bandwidth and certain selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 600,000 shares of Class A common stock (of which the first 182,500 shares will be sold by the selling stockholders) at the initial public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions. Bandwidth will not receive proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling stockholders. The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “BAND” on November 10, 2017.
The offering is expected to close on November 14, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.
Morgan Stanley, KeyBanc Capital Markets and Baird are acting as bookrunners. Canaccord Genuity and JMP Securities are acting as co-managers.
A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to these securities was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2017. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an 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 relating to this offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Attn: Prospectus Delivery Department, 127 Public Square, 4th Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, via telephone: 1-800-859-1783 or Baird, Attn: Prospectus Department, 777 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-5391, via telephone: 1-800-792-2473 or email: email@example.com. The final prospectus will also be available at www.sec.gov.
Bandwidth is a software company focused on communications for the enterprise. Companies like Google, Skype, and Ring Central use Bandwidth’s APIs to easily embed voice, messaging and 9-1-1 access into software and applications. Bandwidth is the first and only CPaaS provider offering a robust selection of communications APIs built around their own nationwide IP voice network— one of the largest in the nation.