SAN JOSE, Calif. - September 6, 2012 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA), a provider of mobile communication solutions focused on addressing critical communication challenges facing hospitals, announced today the pricing of its follow-on public offering of 4,825,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $28.75 per share. Vocera is offering 1,000,000 shares of common stock and certain existing stockholders of Vocera are offering 3,825,000 shares of common stock. In addition, the underwriters of the offering will have a 30-day option to purchase from Vocera and the selling stockholders, on the same terms and conditions, up to an additional 723,750 shares of common stock, consisting of 337,500 shares being offered by Vocera and 386,250 shares being offered by the selling stockholders. Vocera expects to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital. Vocera will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling stockholders.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co. are acting as lead book-running managers for the offering. Robert W. Baird & Co. and William Blair & Company are acting as co-managers.
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 offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
A registration statement relating to the offering has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering is being made only by means of a final prospectus, which is part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the final prospectus may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204; or Piper Jaffray & Co., 800 Nicollet Mall, J12S03, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, or by telephone at (800) 747-3924, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.Contact:
Vocera technology has bridged our communication gaps – allowing instant hands-free voice calls, improving patient care coordination, and enhancing staff and patient safety by reducing response times.Norman Bowman, Clinical Ward Administrator at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
The Vocera numbers speak for themselves, and they show this technology can dramatically reduce the time it takes to connect with a colleague and get a response. That has a real impact on the care we provide.Adrian Plunkett, Paediatric Intensivist Consultant at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital
We have seen improvement in our communication across Emergency Care since implementing Vocera technology – staff can now connect with the right person on their first try.Victoria Sudron, Service Improvement Coordinator at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust
Since implementing Vocera, we no longer have communication delays due to the ‘page and wait’ scenario.Nick Roper, Clinical Director at North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
Vocera empowers people in mission-critical environments to instantly connect via secure, mobile, integrated and intelligent communication solutions.