Bazaarvoice Files For IPO

Austin-based Bazaarvoice, the provider of ratings and reviews software for e-commerce sites, has filed for an IPO. According to a filing from the firm Friday morning, it is looking to raise up to $86.25M in an IPO on the Nasdaq Global Select Market or the New York Stock Exchange. The firm is looking to list as BV. The IPO is being underwritten by Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank Securities, Credit Suisse, Piper Jaffray, Pacific Crest Securities, and BMO Capital Markets. Bazaarvoice is venture backed by Austin Ventures, Battery Ventures, Eastern Advisors, as well as others.