IPG Photonics raises $144.7 million from public stock offering

Oxford, MA--Fiber-laser manufacturer IPG Photonics Corporation (Nasdaq: IPGP) has sold 2,800,000 shares of its common stock in a public offering intended to raise money for general corporate purposes and to fund capital expenditures and working capital requirements.

Mar 8th, 2012

Oxford, MA--Fiber-laser manufacturer IPG Photonics Corporation (Nasdaq: IPGP) has sold 2,800,000 shares of its common stock in a public offering intended to raise money for general corporate purposes and to fund capital expenditures and working capital requirements. IPG Photonics might also use some of the money for acquisitions of complementary businesses and technologies (although no such acquisitions are currently pending). The price per share in the public offering was $54.30. IPG Announced the pricing of the public stock offering on March 1 and closed the offering on March 7.

In the same offering, the chairman and chief executive officer of IPG Photonics, Valentin Gapontsev, sold 200,000 shares of IPG Photonics stock. The company did not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in the offering by Gapontsev.


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