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Hansen Medical, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

Hansen Medical, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

Mountain View, California, August 16, 2006 – Hansen Medical, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock.  All of the shares in the proposed offering are being sold by Hansen Medical.

The underwriters of the offering will be Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and JP Morgan Securities Inc. as joint bookrunners and co-lead managers, and Thomas Weisel Partners LLC and Leerink Swann & Co., Inc. as co-managers. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated by emailing prospectus@morganstanley.com, or by contacting the prospectus department at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, 180 Varick, New York, NY 10014, telephone (866) 718-1649.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
About Hansen Medical, Inc.
Hansen Medical, based in Mountain View, California, was founded in 2002 to develop products and technology using robotics for the accurate positioning, manipulation and stable control of catheters and catheter-based technologies. Our Sensei™ Robotic Catheter System and disposable Artisan™ Control Catheter are currently under review for FDA clearance to guide catheters for mapping the heart anatomy.. Additional information can be found at www.hansenmedical.com.

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