BigBand Networks readies for IPO

Jan. 2, 2007
JANUARY 2, 2006 -- BigBand Networks Inc. filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission December 22 relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

JANUARY 2, 2006 -- BigBand Networks Inc. (search for BigBand Networks) filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission December 22 relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The shares of common stock to be sold in the offering are expected to be offered by BigBand Networks and certain of its stockholders.

Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. and Merrill Lynch & Co. will act as joint book-running managers for the offering. In addition, Jefferies & Company Inc., Cowen and Company, LLC, and ThinkEquity Partners LLC will act as co-managers for the offering. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. When available, a copy of the prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained by contacting Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc., 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, by calling 212-761-6775 or 1-866-718-1649 or by emailing [email protected], or Merrill Lynch & Co., 4 World Financial Center, New York, New York 10080 (telephone: 212-449-1000).

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time that the registration statement becomes effective.

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