FireEye, a Milpitas, CA-based developer of malware protection systems, has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a $175m initial public offering of its common stock (read here).
The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
The company has raised over $85m in vc from Sequoia Capital (21.1%), Norwest Venture Partners (20.4%), DAG Ventures (10.3%), Jafco Ventures (7.4%), Silicon Valley Bank (6.3%), Juniper Networks JNPR, In-Q-Tel, and Goldman Sachs.
Led by David DeWalt, CEO, FireEye provides threat protection solutions. Its platform leverages a signature-less, virtualized detection engine and a cloud-based threat intelligence network for organizations to identify and block cyber attacks in real time and protect their assets across all major threat vectors, including Web, email, file, and mobile-based cyber attacks.
The solution is deployed in over 40 countries and more than 1,000 customers and partners.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, and Barclays Capital Inc. will act as lead joint book-running managers for the offering.