Pure Storage Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – August 12, 2015 — Pure Storage announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Pure Storage intends to list its Class A common stock under the ticker symbol "PSTG."

Morgan Stanley and Goldman, Sachs & Co. will act as lead book-running managers for the proposed offering. Barclays, Allen & Company LLC and BofA Merrill Lynch will act as book-running managers, and Pacific Crest Securities, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, Stifel, Raymond James and Evercore ISI will act as co-managers.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, Second Floor, New York, New York 10014, by telephone at 1-866-718-1640, or by email at prospectus@morganstanley.com, or Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, by telephone at 1-866-471-2526, or by email at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC 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 the solicitation of an offer to buy, 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.

Contact information:

Andy Connor - IR contact, Pure Storage

Tel: 917-579-3674

Andy.Connor@purestorage.com

 

Amy Cronk - media contact, Pure Storage

Tel: 650-468-4724

AmyCronk@purestorage.com

 

John Gallagher – media contact, Brunswick Group

Tel: (415) 671-7676

purestorage@brunswickgroup.com