Software company Nuix (ASX:NXL) share price soared today, i.e. on 4th December 2020, after completing its initial public offering (IPO). The share price of the analytical software provider surged by a whopping 47% to $7.80. At one point, the share price of Nuix also touched $9.00, soaring by 69.5%.
IPO of the software company Nuix
The analytics software company was successful in raising about $953 million through an issue of about 179.5 million shares. The offer share price for the same was $5.31 a share. The company also raised about $677.4 million for its existing shareholders, like Macquarie Group Ltd, via the sale of about 127.6 million shares at the same offer price. The funds raised will be used to pay off the existing debt and provide financial flexibility to support its growth strategy along with future growth opportunities.
Jeff Bleich, Nuix Chairman says the company’s growth strategy seeks to expand its footprint across geographies along with some targeted industry verticals by winning new customers, continued investment in nuix platform functionality and employing an industry-focused ‘land and expand’ strategy across those verticals.
Additionally, software company Nuix strongly believes that growth can be boosted by concentrating on building a wide network of strategic partners that’ll provide complementary delivery capabilities and market expansion possibilities, Bleich adds. This will be done through a considered approach towards value accretive M&As and collaborations, he further adds.
About Aussie software firm Nuix
A leading provider of investigative and analytics software, Nuix has been established with the vision of finding truth in the digital world. It designs and creates innovative software to empower enterprises to quickly and simply find the truth from any data in today’s digital world. Their software has been used in various important investigations over the past 15 years, including the Banking Royal Commission, the Panama Papers and other corporate scandals, terrorist activities and organized crime rings.
Looking forward, in the Financial Year 2021, Nuix management forecasted $193.5 million as total revenue, $166.7 million as gross profit and $63.6 million EBITDA. It represented a growth of 10%, 7.4% and 14.6% respectively.
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