PE-backed TPI debuts IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

TPI Composites, a maker of composite wind blades for the wind energy sector, has raised almost $69 million for its IPO after pricing its 6.25 million shares at $11 per share. The stock began trading July 22, 2016 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TPIC.” J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are serving as the lead underwriters. TPI’s backers included Element Partners, Landmark Partners, NGP Energy Technology Partners, Angeleno Group and GE Capital.

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VC-backed Impinj rolls out IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Seattle-based Impinj Inc, a provider of solutions for identifying, locating and authenticating everyday items, has debuted its IPO after pricing its 4.8 million shares at $14 per share. The stock began trading July 21, 2016 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “PI.” RBC Capital Markets, Pacific Crest Securities and Piper Jaffray are serving as lead underwriters. Impinj’s backers included ARCH Venture Partners, Intel Capital, Polaris Partners, Madrona Venture Group and GF Private Equity.

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VC-backed Audentes debuts IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 5 days ago

San Francisco-based Audentes Therapeutics, a developer of gene therapy products for patients with serious, life-threatening rare diseases, has raised $75 million for its IPO after pricing its 5 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading July 20, 2016 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “BOLD.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Cowen and Company and Piper Jaffray are serving as the lead underwriters. Audentes’ backers included Deerfield Management, Sofinnova Ventures, Venrock, OrbiMed, 5AM Ventures and Versant Ventures.

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Oaktree-backed AdvancePierre debuts IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc, which is backed by Oaktree Capital Management LP, has priced 18.6 million shares of its IPO at $21 per share. The stock began trading July 15, 2016 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “APFH.” Barclays, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley are serving as the lead underwriters. Based in Cincinnati, AdvancePierre is a provider of ready-to-eat sandwiches, sandwich components and other entrées.

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Silver Lake-based Talend files to go public

By Luisa Beltran — 4 weeks ago

Talend SA, which is backed by Silver Lake, said June 30 that it has filed to go public. Talend, of France, helps corporations organize and analyze data. The company filed to raise as much as $86.25 million via the IPO. Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Barclays Capital Inc and Citigroup Global Markets Inc are joint bookrunners for the IPO while William Blair & Company LLC is acting as co-manager.

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Carlyle-backed Solasto goes public on Tokyo Stock Exchange

By Luisa Beltran — 4 weeks ago

Solasto Corp, which is majority owned by the Carlyle Group, went public June 29 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Carlyle is expected to sell a maximum of 40 percent of Solasto’s outstanding shares, including the overallotment, through the listing. Tokyo-based Solasto, formerly known as N.I.C. Corp, provides medical administrative and staffing services. Carlyle acquired the company in 2011 in a deal valued at $149 million, Reuters News reported at the time.

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PE-backed Medpace files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 weeks ago

Cincinnati-based Medpace Holdings Inc, a clinical contract research organization focused on the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as its pricing terms have yet to be determined. Jefferies LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC will be the lead underwriters. Medpace is backed by Cinven.

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