SAN MATEO, Calif. (Wednesday, May 09, 2012)
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WageWorks, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-directed benefit programs in the United States, today announced the commencement of its initial public offering of 6,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $9.00 per share. The shares will begin trading on Thursday, May 10, 2012, on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "WAGE." In addition, the company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 975,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any.
William Blair and Stifel Nicolaus Weisel are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering, with JMP Securities LLC and Needham & Company, LLC, acting as co-managers. A prospectus for the offering, when available, may be obtained from William Blair & Company, L.L.C. at 222 West Adams Street, Attention: Prospectus Department, Chicago, IL 60606, phone number (800) 621-0687, or from Stifel Nicolaus Weisel at One Montgomery Street, Suite 3700, San Francisco, California 94104, phone number (415) 364-2720.
A registration statement relating to shares of the common stock of WageWorks, Inc. has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor may 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.
WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE) is a leader in administering Consumer-Directed Benefits (CDBs), which empower employees to save money on taxes while also providing corporate tax advantages for employers. WageWorks is solely dedicated to administering CDBs, including pre-tax spending accounts, such as Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), health and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), as well as Commuter Benefit Services, including transit and parking programs, wellness programs, COBRA, and other employee benefits. WageWorks makes it easier to understand and take advantage of Consumer-Directed Benefits for 58,000 employers and approximately 4.5 million people. WageWorks is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in major locations throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.wageworks.com.