BladeLogic Inc.

Lexington, Mass. • 781-257-3500 •

Ticker and Exchange: BLOG: Nasdaq

Filing Range: 3.9M shares @ $12.00 to $14.00

Offering Price: $17.00

Close on First Day: $25.07

Offering Size: $85.00M

Shares Outstanding: 26,655,010

Underwriters: Morgan Stanley/ Merrill Lynch

Co-manager: Citi/ Wachovia Securities Inc./ Cowen

Company Counsel: Goodwin Procter

Manager Counsel: Davis Polk & Wardwell

Auditor: Ernst & Young LLP

Market Capitalization on 7/31/07: $683.9M

Close on 7/31/07: $25.66


Develops and provides data center automation software. The company offers a product that is designed to manage information technology infrastructure by helping in the administration of servers. Its Configuration Manager software modules provision, analyze and manage networked servers from a secure console. The software automates configuration processes that normally are handled manually, such as the application of patches or the collection of inventory information. Competitors include Moonlight, CenterRun, Tivoli, BMC Software Inc., Configuresoft Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM Corp., Opsware Inc. and Symantec Corp.


Globespan Capital Partners, Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and MK Capital.

Source: Thomson Financial