Jazz Files For IPO

Newport Beach-based Jazz Semiconductor ( has filed an S-1 with the SEC. Credit Suisse First Boston and Lehman Brothers are underwriting the IPO, with SG Cowen Securities, Wachovia Capital Markets, Thomas Weisel Partners LLC and Needham & Company co-managing. Jazz is a spinoff of Conexant, and is focused on process technology for the manufacturing of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors.