Emergence Capital Partners-backed Veeva Systems files for an IPO

Veeva Systems, which is backed by Emergence Capital Partners, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares and the pricing have not been set yet. The stock will trade as “VEEV” on the New York Stock Exchange. Morgan Stanley & Co. and Deutsche Bank Securities will serve as underwriters. Based in Pleasanton, Calif., Veeva Systems is a provider of cloud-based software solutions for the global life sciences sector.


PLEASANTON, CA – September 11, 2013 – Veeva Systems Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the global life sciences industry, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. will act as joint book-running managers for the offering. Pacific Crest Securities LLC, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, BMO Capital Markets Corp., and Canaccord Genuity Inc. will act as co-managers. Veeva intends to apply to have its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “VEEV.”
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. 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. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, or by calling (866) 718-1649, or by emailing a request to prospectus@morganstanley.com; or from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Department, 60 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005-2836, or via telephone at (800) 503-4611, or email at prospectus.cpdg@db.com.