NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Veritone, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) analytics and cognitive solutions, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 2,500,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Veritone. The shares are scheduled to begin trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol "VERI" on Friday, May 12, 2017.
In addition, Veritone has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 375,000 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on May 17, 2017, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Wunderlich is acting as the sole book-running manager of the offering, and as representative of the underwriters. Craig-Hallum Capital Group and Northland Capital Markets are acting as co-managers of the offering.
A registration statement relating to the securities being sold in the offering was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 11, 2017. This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from: Wunderlich, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 150, Memphis, TN 38119, by telephone at (800) 726-0557, or by email at email@example.com.
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 an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Veritone, Inc. is a leading artificial intelligence company that has developed the Veritone Platform, which unlocks the power of AI-based cognitive computing to transform and analyze unstructured public and private audio and video data for clients in the media, politics, legal and law enforcement industries. The open platform integrates an ecosystem of best-of-breed cognitive engines and powerful applications, which are orchestrated together to reveal valuable, multivariate insights from users’ data. To learn more about Veritone, please visit Veritone.com.
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