VC-Backed Fortinet Sets IPO Terms

Fortinet Inc., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based network security provider, has set its IPO terms to 12 million common shares being offered at between $9 and $11 per share. It would have an initial market cap of approximately $708 million, were it to price at the high end of its range. 

The company plans to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol FTNT, with Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank Securities serving as co-lead underwriters.

Fortinet has raised around $83 million in VC funding since 2002, from firms like Redpoint Ventures (15.2%) and Meritech Capital Partners (10.8%), Acorn Campus Ventures, DCM, Defta Partners and WI Harper Group. Last year the company earned $7.4 million on $211.8 million of revenue. www.fortinet.com