Press Releases

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 […]


March 25, 2014
Solazyme Launches New Product Line: Encapso

Enters Oil & Gas Drilling Market with World’s First Encapsulated Lubricant Targeted Delivery Technology Provides Improved Performance and Sustainability SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ:SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, announced today its entry into the oil and gas drilling fluids additive market. Building upon its proprietary platform of high performance, sustainable TailoredTM oils, Solazyme has introduced EncapsoTM, the world’s […]


February 26, 2014
Solazyme Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Commercial Production Underway at ClintonMoema Facility CommissioningSOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Solazyme, Inc. (NASDAQ:SZYM), a Renewable™ oil and bioproducts company, announced today results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. “2013 was a year of great progress for Solazyme as we readied our first major capacity projects, signed new commercial supply agreements, added important joint development partners, […]


January 30, 2014
Solazyme Announces U.S. Commercial Production of Renewable™ Algal Oils at Iowa Facilities

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Solazyme, Inc.(NASDAQ: SZYM), a Renewable™oil and bioproducts company, announced today that commercial operations have commenced at both Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)’s Clinton, Iowa facility, and the downstream companion facility operated by American Natural Products in Galva, Iowa (ANP).  Highlighting the flexibility of Solazyme’s technology platform, Solazyme, ADM and ANP have successfully […]


January 21, 2014
Solazyme’s Algenist Brand Wins Coveted 2014 Marie Claire Excellence in Beauty Award

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—January 21, 2014—Solazyme, Inc.(NASDAQ: SZYM), a renewable oil and bioproducts company, and maker of the skincare brand, Algenist®, today announced that the line has won the prestigious 2014 Marie Claire Prix d’ Excellence de la Beauté in France. The award, which was presented at the Les Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté Marie Claire 2014 […]