Inspire Medical Systems Inc, a medical technology company that makes an implantable therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and is focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and minimally invasive solutions for patients with the sleep disorder, has commenced an initial public offering (IPO) of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock. Inspire also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 750,000 shares of its common stock. The IPO price is expected to be between $14 and $16 per share. All shares of common stock to be sold in the proposed offering will be sold by Inspire. Inspire has been approved to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “INSP.”

BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC are serving as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering. Guggenheim Securities, Stifel, and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as co-managers for the proposed offering.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be obtained from BofA Merrill Lynch, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department or via email: dg.prospectus_requests[at]; and from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, via telephone: 1-866-471-2526, or via email: prospectus-ny[at]

A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to these securities has been filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy these securities be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This article 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 offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.