Silicon Valley-based medical device company NeuroPace has raised $102 million for its IPO after pricing its 6 million shares at $17 per share. The stock began trading April 22, 2021 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “NPCE.” J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are the lead underwriters. NeuroPace’s pre-IPO backers included Accelmed Partners, Revelation Partners, Soleus Capital, KCK Group and OrbiMed Advisors.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NeuroPace, Inc., (Nasdaq: NPCE), a commercial-stage medical device company focused on developing products to treat and transform the lives of patients suffering from epilepsy, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 6,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $17.00 per share. All shares of common stock are being offered by NeuroPace for total gross proceeds of $102 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses. In addition, NeuroPace has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 900,000 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. NeuroPace’s common stock is expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on April 22, 2021, under the ticker symbol “NPCE”. The offering is expected to close on April 26, 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are acting as joint lead book-running managers for the offering. Wells Fargo Securities and SVB Leerink are also acting as book-running managers for the offering.
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About NeuroPace, Inc.
Based in Mountain View, Calif., NeuroPace is a commercial-stage medical device company focused on transforming the lives of people suffering from epilepsy by reducing or eliminating the occurrence of debilitating seizures. Its novel and differentiated RNS System is the first and only commercially available, brain-responsive platform that delivers personalized, real-time treatment at the seizure source. This platform can drive a better standard of care for patients suffering from drug-resistant epilepsy and has the potential to offer a more personalized solution and improved outcomes to the large population of patients suffering from other brain disorders.