Press Releases

October 16, 2014
Solazyme Wins 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

Microalgae-based Renewable Oil Technology Platform to Produce Sustainable Oils and Ingredients Takes Top Honor in Green Chemistry  Washington, DC. – Oct. 16, 2014 – Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, has won the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for its breakthrough platform technology to produce sustainable oils and products from […]


October 9, 2014
Solazyme Announces Appointment of Former DuPont CFO Gary Pfeiffer to the Board of Directors

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Thursday, October 9, 2014 – Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM) today announced that former E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) CFO Gary Pfeiffer has joined the Solazyme Board of Directors. Mr. Pfeiffer has also joined Solazyme’s Audit Committee. Current Board member and Audit Committee Chair Ann Mather has informed […]


October 9, 2014
Solazyme to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results on November 5, 2014

South San Francisco, CA – Thursday, October 9, 2014 – Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, today announced it will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its third quarter 2014 financial results. The call and webcast will follow the […]


October 9, 2014
Solazyme Announces Transition of David Cole to Strategic Advisor

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Thursday, October 9, 2014 – Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM) announced today that after successfully completing the build out of a series of important operating capabilities, President David Cole is transitioning from an executive operational role back to the advisory role he occupied prior to January 2014. His advisory responsibilities will […]


May 29, 2014
Solazyme Bunge Renewable Oils Plant Begins Commercial Production in Brazil

South San Francisco, Calif.- May 29, 2014—Solazyme, Inc.(NASDAQ: SZYM) (“Solazyme”), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, today announced that its joint venture with Bunge Global Innovation LLC (“Bunge”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG), has successfully produced its first commercially saleable products on full-scale production lines, including the 625,000L fermentation tanks, at the Solazyme […]


May 6, 2014
Unilever Formulates First Soap Bar Using Sustainable Algal Oils

London/Rotterdam – Unilever and Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bio-products company, announced today the initial introduction of sustainable Algal Oils for one of Unilever’s biggest soap brands, Lux. Lux is first soap brand in the world to use Algal Oils Solazyme’s Algal Oils are derived from oil-producing microalgae that are cultivated sustainably […]


April 28, 2014
Algenist Announces Launch with Nordstrom

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—April 28, 2014— Algenist®, the award-winning, anti-aging skincare brand featuring microalgae, one of the most nutrient-rich resources in the world, announced today its launch in Nordstrom locations throughout the United States. The launch into Nordstrom’s “Advanced Skincare” category marks an important retail milestone for the brand, furthering distribution for the line. The skincare […]


April 1, 2014
Solazyme, Inc. Closes Offerings of Common Stock and Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes

Solazyme, Inc. Closes Offerings of Common Stock and Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes Raises $212.8 million in Gross Proceeds, Including Exercise in Full of Greenshoe Options    South San Francisco, CA, April 1, 2014 —Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM) announced today the closing of its sale of 5,750,000 shares (the “Shares”) of its common stock, and $149.5 million aggregate principal […]


March 26, 2014
Solazyme, Inc. Prices Offering of $130,000,000 of 5.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2019 and 5,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

South San Francisco, CA, March 26, 2014 —Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of $130.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) and 5.0 million shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”), at a price of $11.00 per share in […]


March 25, 2014
Solazyme, Inc. Announces Proposed Offering of Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes and Common Stock

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO– Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ:SZYM) (the “Company”), today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, $100.0 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior subordinated notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) and 5.0 million shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”) in separate underwritten registered public offerings. In addition, the Company expects […]