Imperium Renewables, Inc., currently the West Coast’s largest biodiesel producer, has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offering of up to $345 million of its common stock.
Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Lehman Brothers Inc. are acting as joint bookrunning managers of the offering, UBS Securities LLC is acting as lead manager and Jefferies & Company, Inc., Piper Jaffray & Co. and Calyon Securities (USA) Inc. are acting as co-managers.
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Imperium Renewables currently operates a 5 million gallon per year nameplate capacity production facility through its subsidiary, Seattle Biodiesel. The Company is constructing a 100 million gallon per year nameplate capacity production facility in Grays Harbor, Washington that is scheduled to open in July 2007.