Centene Corporation Commences Initial Public Offering
Centene provides managed care programs and related services to individuals receiving benefits under Medicaid, including Supplemental Security Income, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program. The company operates health plans in Wisconsin, Indiana and Texas.
The offer of these securities will be made only by means of a written prospectus, a copy of which may be obtained from SG Cowen Securities Corporation through ADP, 55 Mercedes Way, Edgewood, New York 11717 (631/254-7106) or Thomas Weisel Partners LLC, 390 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10022 (212/271-3700). This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there by a sale of these securities, in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Centene Corporation, St. Louis
Mr. Karey L. Witty, 314/725-4477
Released December 13, 2001