Google Inc. Files Registration Statement with the SEC for a Proposed Public Offering
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 18, 2005 – Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed public offering by the company of 14,159,265 shares of Class A common stock.
The managing underwriters of the proposed offering are Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, acting as joint book-running managers, and Allen & Company LLC, acting as co-manager. The underwriters have an option to purchase up to 600,000 additional shares of Class A common stock from Google solely to cover over-allotments, if any.
A copy of the prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained, when available, from: Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Prospectus Department, 1585 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 or Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010.
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 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.