Applied Films: pricing of follow-on public share offering

Thin film deposition equipment manufacturer Applied Films Corporation announced 2 October 2003 that its follow-on public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock has been priced at USD 28.75 p…

Thin film deposition equipment manufacturer Applied Films Corporation announced 2 October 2003 that its follow-on public offering of 3,000,000 shares of its common stock has been priced at USD 28.75 per share. All the shares are being offered by Applied Films. The offering was made through an underwriting syndicate led by Citigroup Global Markets Inc., as the sole bookrunning lead manager. CIBC World Markets Corp., Needham & Company, Inc. and Adams, Harkness & Hill, Inc. acted as co- managers. Applied Films has granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 450,000 additional shares to cover over-allotments. Applied Films Corporation is a manufacturer of thin film deposition equipment to markets including flat panel display, architectural, automotive and solar glass.