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Brightmail Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

  • 24 March, 2004 10:41

<p>Brightmail Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering</p>
<p>San Francisco, CA – March 24, 2004 – Brightmail announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a registration statement relating to the proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. All of the shares will be sold by the company.</p>
<p>J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. will act as sole book runner for the offering, co-lead manager will be Lehman Brothers Inc. and co-managers will be Morgan Stanley &amp; Co. Incorporated and Pacific Crest Securities Inc.</p>
<p>Brightmail is a leading provider of electronic messaging security software and services to enterprises and messaging service providers worldwide. Brightmail Anti-Spam protects the email networks of businesses, government agencies, and service providers, blocking unsolicited bulk email, or “spam”, while assuring that legitimate mail is reliably delivered.</p>
<p>A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the 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 the registration statement becomes effective. 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 in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.</p>
<p>A preliminary prospectus relating to these securities is not currently available. When available, a preliminary prospectus may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., [address], Attn: Prospectus Department.</p>
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<p>About Brightmail
Brightmail, the anti-spam market leader delivers anti-spam technology that makes messaging environments secure and manageable. PC Magazine’s EDITORS CHOICE for best enterprise anti-spam software, Brightmail® Anti-Spam protects the email networks of businesses, government agencies, and service providers, blocking unsolicited bulk email, or “spam”, while assuring that legitimate mail is reliably delivered. Brightmail protects over 1,800 of the world’s leading enterprises, including Airbus, Avaya, eBay, Bechtel, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cisco, Deutsche Bank, Hershey’s, Lucent Technologies, Microsoft, Motorola, SAS and Terra Lycos. Brightmail also provides spam protection for the leading Internet service providers, including AT&amp;T WorldNet, EarthLink, MSN, TelstraClear, Telstra Wholesale, Primus Telecom, Xtra and Verizon Online. Brightmail now protects more than 300 million service provider customers, and 5 million enterprise email users worldwide. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Brightmail is a private, profitable company backed by world-class investors and partners. For more information, visit www.brightmail.com.</p>
<p>Local contact:
Jacquii Donovan, Marketing Director, Asia Pacific, Brightmail
(61 2) 8875 7772, jdonovan@brightmail.com</p>
<p>Fiona Martin, Account Director, Max Australia
(61 2) 9954 3492, fiona.martin@maxaustralia.com.au</p>
<p>Brightmail® is a U.S. registered trademark. Brightmail Anti-Spam, Probe Network and the BLOC are trademarks of Brightmail Incorporated. All other names and brands are the property of their respective holders.</p>

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