Varonis Systems, a data security software business backed by Accel Partners, Evergreen Venture Partners, PItango Venture Capital and EMC Corp., has filed for an initial public offering. Varonis plans to list on the Nasdaq. Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets will be joint book runners for the offering, and Needham & Company will be co-manager.
Varonis Systems, Inc., a provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data, today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not been determined. Varonis plans to list its common stock on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “VRNS”.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., Jefferies LLC and RBC Capital Markets, LLC will serve as joint book-running managers for the offering, and Needham & Company, LLC will serve as a co-manager. A preliminary prospectus for the offering, when available, may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, Telephone: 866-718-1649, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Telephone: 888 603-5847, Email: Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com; from Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Telephone: 877-547-6340, Email: Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com; or from RBC Capital Markets, LLC, 3 World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281-8098, Telephone: 877-822-4089.
A registration statement related to these securities has been filed with the 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 may 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.
Varonis provides an innovative software platform that allows enterprises to map, analyze, manage and migrate their unstructured data. Varonis specializes in human-generated data, a type of unstructured data that includes an enterprise’s spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio files, video files, emails, text messages and any other data created by employees. This data often contains an enterprise’s financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property and numerous other forms of vital information. IT and business personnel deploy Varonis software for a variety of use cases, including data governance, data security, archiving, file synchronization, enhanced mobile data accessibility and information collaboration. As of September 30, 2013, Varonis had more than 2,100 customers, spanning leading firms in the financial services, public, consumer and retail, technology, healthcare, media & entertainment, energy & utilities, education and industrial sectors.