SAN DIEGO – June 6, 2014 – Pfenex Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
William Blair & Company, L.L.C. and JMP Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering and Mizuho Securities USA Inc. is acting as a co-manager.
A registration statement relating 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 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 William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Attention: Prospectus Department, 222 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60606, or by calling (800) 621-0687 or by emailing a request email@example.com; or from JMP Securities LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 600 Montgomery Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111, or by calling (415) 835-8985.
Paul Wagner, Ph.D.
Chief Financial Officer
Westwicke Partners, LLC
Robert H. Uhl