Sientra Completes Initial Public Offering

Los Angeles – November 3, 2014 – Cooley advised Sientra, Inc. on its $75 million initial public offering. Sientra is a medical aesthetics company committed to making a difference in patients' lives by enhancing their body image, growing their self-esteem and restoring their confidence. The company now trades on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "SIEN."

Piper Jaffray and Stifel are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Leerink Partners and William Blair are acting as co-managers.

The Cooley corporate and securities team advising Sientra included partners Tom Hopkins and Charles Bair and associates Lauren Yoon, Katja Decker-Sadowski, Melika Martin and Veer Bhavnagri.

Key support for the offering was provided by partner Natasha Leskovsek, special counsel Phil Mitchell and associate Jennifer Shanley (health care and life sciences regulatory); partner Renee Deming and special counsel Laura McDaniels (compensation and benefits); associate John Paul Oleksiuk (intellectual property); and partner Jeremy Naylor (tax).

Thus far in 2014, Cooley has advised more than 80 completed public offerings, including 45 completed IPOs.

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Related Contacts
Charles Bair Partner, San Diego
Natasha Leskovsek Partner, Washington, DC
Renee Deming Retired Partner, Palo Alto
John Paul Oleksiuk Partner, Los Angeles
C. Thomas Hopkins Partner in Charge - Los Angeles
Melika Adams Associate, Los Angeles
Phil Mitchell Partner, New York