Palo Alto, Calif.
Went public 9/29/2000 at $16 per share
Filing Range: 5.5 mil. shares @ $14 to $16
Shares Outstanding: 25.1 mil. shares
Underwriters: SG Cowen Securities Corp./ING Barings/
Company Counsel: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Manager Counsel: Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP
Auditor: Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Develops and manufactures protein discovery and characterization products. Ciphergen Biosystems’ ProteinChip System enables protein discovery, characterization and assay development to provide researchers with a better understanding of biological functions at the protein level. Protein characterization is the determination of the detailed identity of a protein, including its sequence as predicted by the corresponding gene and any chemical modifications introduced after the protein is produced.
MDS Discovery Venture Management Inc.
Cheng Xin Technology Development Corp.
Number of Round Amt.
Round # Round Date Stage Investors ($ thousands)
1 07/01/1994 2 Early Stage 1524.0
2 07/01/1996 3 Early Stage 6588.0
3 04/01/1997 3 Expansion 4442.0
4 10/01/1998 4 Later Stage 13753.0
5 03/01/2000 6 Expansion 29000.0
(Data in $ millions)
Total Revenues: $5.0
Net Income: -7.9