The company, which was carved out of Intel Corp four years ago, will sell nearly 31 million shares, while the selling stockholders will offer about 6 million shares in the IPO, according to a regulatory filing https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1783317/000119312520268184/d89887ds1a.htm.
It is targeting a price range of $19-$22 per share, with the top end of the range valuing the firm at $9.5 billion.
Short-term home rental company Airbnb and food delivery firm DoorDash are also gearing up to go public later this year, as the IPO market rebounds sharply after coronavirus-driven economic uncertainty brought it to a halt in April.
Buyout firm TPG had acquired a majority stake in McAfee from Intel in 2016 in a deal which valued the company at $4.2 billion, including debt.
McAfee said in the filing that a portion of the proceeds would be used to pay down a part of the debt.
Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, TPG Capital BD, BofA Securities and Citigroup are the lead underwriters for the offering.
(Reporting by C Nivedita in Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath)