Backblaze IPO: 16 Things for Investors to Know as BLZE Stock Debuts Today

Backblaze is preparing for its initial public offering (IPO) that will see shares of its stock start trading today!

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Let’s jump into all the details traders need to know about the Backblaze IPO.

  • First off, the company plans to list shares of BLZE stock on the Nasdaq Exchange.
  • It’s pricing these shares at $16 each, which is the midpoint of its previous range of $15 to $17 per share.
  • It’s also worth noting that the offering includes 6.25 million shares.
  • This has Backblaze expecting gross proceeds of $100 million from the IPO.
  • Underwriters also have a 30-day option to purchase an additional 937,500 shares at the IPO price.
  • Oppenheimer & Co., William Blair and Raymond James are the lead book-running managers for the offering.
  • JMP Securities and B. Riley Securities are serving as the joint book-running managers for it.
  • Finally, Lake Street is acting as the co-manager of the IPO.
  • The Backblaze is set to close on Monday.
  • Backblaze is a cloud storage company that makes it easy for users to save their data.
  • Users can also make use of the company’s services to host content, manage media, build apps, and more.
  • The company currently has about 500,000 customers across more than 175 countries.
  • The company was created by seven co-founders that built their own storage solutions.
  • These co-founders had been working together for 20 years before creating Backblaze.
  • During that time, they launched two other companies.
  • They are also all still together working at Backblaze.

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