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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