Fusion-io Files $350 Mln Follow-On

Fusion-io on Wednesday filed with the SEC to raise as much as $350 million via a stock offering. Fusion-io itself plans to sell about $100 million while the rest will come from selling stockholders. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are joing bookrunners on the deal. New Enterprise Associates own about 31% of the company, according to an SEC filing.


Fusion-io announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) for a proposed public offering of shares of its common stock. Fusion-io is proposing to sell approximately $100 million of its shares. The remaining shares will be sold by existing stockholders, including any shares issued to the underwriters to cover over-allotments.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as lead joint book-runners for the proposed offering, and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC are acting as joint book-runners.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus, when available, may be obtained from the offices of Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com, or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, by phone at 866-718-1649, or by email at prospectus@morganstanley.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, 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 in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.