Peregrine Semiconductor Selects Nasdaq

San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor, one of the Southern California technology firms currently in IPO registration, has selected the Nasdaq for its IPO, according an updated S-1 filing from the company. Peregrine said it has applied to list on the Nasdaq Global Market as PSMI. Peregrine's IPO is being underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities, J.P. Morgan, Jefferies, Needham & Company, and Oppenheimer & Co. The firm is a developer of high speed, radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits, used in broadband, wireless, test and measurement, and other applications. The firm is backed by Morgenthaler Partners, Advanced Equities, Palisades Ventures, TVP, and others.