Blue Buffalo files for IPO

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. “(Blue Buffalo”), a pet food manufacturer headquartered in Wilton, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, June 10, for a $500-million maximum initial public offering of its common stock.
Among the underwriters are JP Morgan, Citigroup, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, and Morgan Stanley.
Wells Fargo and LOYAL3 are co-managing the proposed offering.
Blue Buffalo has applied for a NASDAQ Global Select Market listing under the symbol “BUFF.”
The company’s natural food and treat product lines for dogs and cats include the BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics and BLUE Freedom lines. It also produces cat litter under the BLUE Naturally Fresh line.