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iXL Enterprises Inc. –

20 years ago

ATLANTA – iXL Enterprises Inc., an Internet strategy consulting company, held an initial public offering May 2. The company offered 4.8 million shares at $12 apiece, at the high end of its $10 to $12 filing range. Underwriters included Merrill Lynch & Co., Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, BancBoston Robertson Stephens and SG Cowen. The offering […]

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High Speed Access Corp. –

20 years ago

DENVER – High Speed Access Corp., a high-speed broadband Internet access provider, went public June 4. The company offered 13 million shares at $13 apiece, the high end of the company’s $11 to $13 filing range. Lehman Brothers, J.P. Morgan & Co., Banc of America Securities L.L.C. and CIBC World Markets underwrote the initial public […]

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F5 Networks Inc. –

20 years ago

SEATTLE – F5 Networks Inc., a provider of network server traffic management solutions, held an initial public offering June 4. The company offered 3 million shares at $10 apiece, the low end of its $10 to $12 filing range. Hambrecht & Quist Inc., BancBoston Robertson Stephens and Dain Rauscher Wessels underwrote the IPO, which left […]

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GoTo.com Inc. –

20 years ago

PASADENA, Calif. – GoTo.com Inc., an Internet search engine, held an initial public offering June 18. The company offered 6 million shares at $15 apiece, above its $13 to $14 filing range. Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp., Thomas Weisel Partners, DLJdirect and Salomon Smith Barney Holdings Inc. underwrote the initial public offering, which left […]

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Cybersource Corp. –

20 years ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cybersource Corp., a provider of real-time e-commerce transaction services, held an initial public offering June 23. The company offered 4 million shares at $11 apiece, at the high end of its $8 to $11 filing range. Merrill Lynch & Co., J.P. Morgan & Co., PaineWebber Inc. and C.E. Unterberg, Towbin underwrote […]

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E-LOAN Inc. –

20 years ago

DUBLIN, Calif. – E-LOAN Inc., an online mortgage provider, went public June 28, offering 3.5 million shares at $14 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $12 to $14 filing range. Goldman, Sachs & Co., Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Hambrecht & Quist, DLJdirect Inc. and E*Trade Securities Inc. underwrote the initial […]

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Digital Island Inc. –

20 years ago

SAN FRANCISCO – Digital Island Inc., a global business network, held an initial public offering June 29, offering 6 million shares at $10 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the low end of its $10 to $12 filing range. Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., Lehman Brothers and Thomas Weisel Partners L.L.C. underwrote the initial public […]

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David’s Bridal Inc. –

20 years ago

ARDMORE, Pa. – David’s Bridal Inc., a retailer of wedding gowns and formal wear for women and girls, held an initial public offering May 21. The company offered 8 million shares of common stock at $13 apiece, pricing below the company’s $14.50 to $16.50 filing range. Monitor Clipper Partners Inc. was a venture backer and […]

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Flycast Communications –

20 years ago

SAN FRANCISCO – Flycast Communications Corp., a provider of Internet-based advertising solutions, went public May 4, offering 3 million shares at $25 per share. BT Alex. Brown, Dain Rauscher Wessels and Hambrecht & Quist underwrote the initial public offering, which left 14.1 million shares outstanding. Venture backers include Bessemer Venture Partners, Charles River Partnership, Intelligent […]

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Portfolio Profiles – EnerTech Capital Partners –

20 years ago

WAYNE, Pa. – EnerTech Capital Partners L.P. invests in a broad range of utility companies, including electricity, water, natural gas, telephony, Internet access and wireless and broadband communications. EnerTech Capital was formed in 1996 by Mark DeNino, managing director of TL Ventures, and Scott Ungerer, former president and chief executive officer of Atlantic Energy Enterprises, […]

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L.P.s Weigh the Pros and Cons of Venture Capital Investing –

20 years ago

With limited partners clamoring to enter reputable venture funds and oversubscribed vehicles becoming the norm even as venture capitalists raise colossal pools of money, it might seem silly to ask whether venture capital investing is worthwhile. Investors in venture partnerships, however, have to consider the question, given the industry’s long-term commitments, its illiquidity and the […]

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CareerBuilder Inc. –

20 years ago

RESTON, Va. – CareerBuilder Inc., an online job recruitment and search service, went public May 11, offering 4.5 million at $13 apiece, the top of the company’s $12 to $13 filing range. Underwriters included Credit Suisse First Boston, BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Hambrecht & Quist and Friedman Billings Ramsey. New Enterprise Associates, 21st Century Internet Venture […]

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Copper Mountain Networks Inc. –

20 years ago

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Copper Mountain Networks Inc., a developer of products for the communications industry, went public May 12, offering 4 million shares of common stock. The stock priced at $21, well above the $16 to $18 filing range. Greylock Management Corp., Sutter Hill Ventures, Matrix Partners, InterWest Partners, Canaan Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures […]

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COMPS.COM Inc. –

20 years ago

SAN DIEGO – COMPS.COM Inc., an online and offline commercial real estate service, went public May 5. The company offered 4.5 million shares at $15 apiece, above the company’s $11 to $13 filing range. Underwriters included Volpe Brown Whelan & Co., EVEREN Securities Inc. and Needham & Co. Inc. There were no selling shareholders. Summit […]

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AdForce Inc. –

20 years ago

CUPERTINO, Calif. – AdForce Inc., an online ad management and delivery service company, held an initial public offering May 7. The company offered 4.5 million shares of common stock at $15 apiece, above the $10 to $12 filing range. Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, 360 Capital Partners L.P., 21st Century Internet Venture Partners and Convergence Partners […]

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@plan.inc –

20 years ago

STAMFORD, Conn. – @plan.inc, a provider of online market research software, filed to go public May 20, offering 2.5 million shares at $14 apiece and hitting the top of the company’s $12 to $14 filing range. Richland Partners L.P., Massey Burch Capital Corp., Blue Chip Venture Co. and Miami Valley Venture Fund L.P. were venture […]

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Brocade Communications –

20 years ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Brocade Communications Systems Inc., a company that develops and markets switches that allow simultaneous communication between computers and storage devices, went public May 24. The company offered 3.2 million shares at $19 apiece, above the $15 to $17 filing range. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, BT Alex. Brown and Dain Rauscher Wessels […]

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