Invitae Corporation files registration statement for proposed initial public offering
SAN FRANCISCO —January 9, 2015—Invitae Corporation announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S‐1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Invitae intends to apply to list its common stock on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “NVTA.”
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as the sole book‐running manager for the offering. Cowen and Company, LLC and Leerink Partners LLC are acting as co‐managers.
This offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus, when available, may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by telephone at (866) 803‐9204.
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 or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification of these securities under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Based in San Francisco, Invitae’s mission is to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medical practice to improve the quality of healthcare for billions of people. Currently focused on hereditary cancers, Invitae’s goal is to aggregate most of the world’s genetic tests into a single service with higher quality, faster turnaround time and lower price than many single-gene tests today. The company currently provides a single diagnostic test comprising over 200 genes for a variety of genetic disorders associated primarily with cancer, but also covering cardiology, hematology, neurology and pediatrics.