SUNNYVALE, CA and YOKNEAM, ISRAEL — Sept. 20, 2011 — Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,000,000 newly issued ordinary shares at a price to the public of $31.75 per share. Mellanox Technologies also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 450,000 ordinary shares to cover over-allotments, if any. Mellanox Technologies anticipates aggregate net proceeds from the offering to be approximately $90.5 million, assuming no exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option. The offering is expected to close on or about September 26, 2011, subject to customary closing conditions. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Barclays Capital Inc. are acting as the book running managers for the offering. Stifel Nicolaus Weisel is acting as co-manager for the offering.
Mellanox Technologies intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital and potential strategic investments.
The public offering of the ordinary shares is being made by means of a prospectus and prospectus supplement pursuant to an automatic universal shelf registration statement that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 19, 2011 and became effective immediately upon filing. Copies of the prospectus supplement and base prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, Attn: Prospectus Department, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, (866) 808-9204, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, (800) 221-1037, and Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Ave., Edgewood, NY 11717, (888) 603-5847.
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 under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof architecture. The company offers innovative solutions that address a wide range of markets including HPC, enterprise, mega warehouse data centers, cloud computing, Internet and Web 2.0.
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