WATERTOWN, Mass., Sept. 30, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A123 Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:AONE) announced today it has closed its previously announced initial public offering of 32,407,576 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $13.50 per share. A123 Systems sold 31,727,075 shares and selling shareholders sold 680,501 shares. The sales included all shares subject to the underwriters' over-allotment option.
Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Goldman, Sachs & Co. acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Lazard Capital Markets LLC, and Pacific Crest Securities acted as co-managers of the offering.
A copy of the final prospectus for this offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, telephone: (866) 718-1649, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 85 Broad Street, New York, New York 10004, telephone: (212) 902-1171 or toll-free (866) 471-2526 or by emailing email@example.com.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About A123 Systems
A123 Systems develops and manufactures advanced lithium-ion batteries and battery systems for the transportation, electric grid services and consumer markets. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Massachusetts, A123 Systems' proprietary nanoscale electrode technology is built on initial developments from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Editor's Note: A123 Systems remains in a quiet period and is unable to conduct media interviews at this time.
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