Box IPO raises $175 mln

Box Inc. said late Thursday it raised $175 million when it priced 12.5 million shares at $14 each via joint book-runners Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC. Underwriters on the deal have a 30-day option to buy an additional 1.875 million shares. Box will trade Friday on the NYSE under the ticker “BOX.” Box, the online storage company, is backed by venture capital firms including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, U.S. Venture Partners and Coatue Management.

PRESS RELEASE

LOS ALTOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 12,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. In addition, Box has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,875,000 shares of Class A common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on January 23, 2015 under the symbol “BOX.”
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering, BMO Capital Markets Corp. is acting as lead manager, and Canaccord Genuity Inc., Pacific Crest Securities LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as co-managers.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. 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 is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, by telephone: 1-866-718-1649, or by email: prospectus@morganstanley.com; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, by telephone 800-221-1037, or by email newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204.