SOURCE: Thomas Weisel Partners

October 19, 2005 07:41 ET

Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 19, 2005 -- Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. It is currently anticipated that a portion of the shares of common stock to be sold in the proposed offering will be sold by Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. and the remainder will be sold by certain selling stockholders. Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. is an investment bank specializing in the growth sectors of the economy.

The offering is being led by Thomas Weisel Partners LLC and Goldman, Sachs & Co., acting as joint book-running managers, and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., acting as senior co-manager.

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 a solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering, when available, may be obtained from:

Thomas Weisel Partners LLC
One Montgomery Street
San Francisco, California 94104
Tel: (415) 364-2720

Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Attn:  Prospectus Department
85 Broad Street
New York, New York 10004
Fax: (212) 902-9316
Email: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.
Attn: Julie Baker, Vice President
787 Seventh Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, New York 10019
Tel: (212) 887-8912

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Ann Akichika
    Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications
    Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc.
    Tel: (415) 364-2746
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