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Private equity-backed healthcare IT company Imprivata raises $75m via IPO

26 Jun 2014

imprivataPrivate equity-backed healthcare IT and communications specialist Imprivata secured $75m via its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.

The company, which is backed by General Catalyst Partners, Highland Capital Partners and Polaris Partners, offered 5m shares priced at $15 apiece.

In addition, its underwriters including JP Morgan and Piper Jaffray will have a 30-day option to buy a further 750,000 shares at the IPO price to cover over-allotments.

Shares in Imprivata started trading on NYSE yesterday under the symbol IMPR and closed at $16.25 after topping $17 during the day.

One of Imprivata’s backers, General Catalyst, recently invested in gaming startup Super Evil Megacorp.

Super Evil Megacorp is currently preparing to launch its first title, Vainglory, which is currently in limited release.

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