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iCrossing received $62 million in funding last week, and Jeffrey Herzog, the digital marketing company’s founder and CEO, said that a portion of it would go towards “strategic acquisition capital.” Herzog wasn’t kidding – iCrossing has now bought Proxicom.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is the most well-known and feared governing body in the financial world. Its very name can be intimidating to a small company hoping to go public, but it doesn’t have to be.
There have been rumors going around saying that Skype Technologies is for sale, but the company has apparently claimed that they are false.
The majority of the search engine public knows about Google’s IPO, unless you’ve been hiding in a cave the last couple of weeks. Since their shares have been available to the public last Thursday, many articles have been written about the search engine’s adventures on Wall Street.
Continuing the roller coaster-style of ride since they filed notice, Google has reduced the size and the cost of their Initial Public Offering. The search engine giant filed another amendment with the SEC that detailed the changes Google would be making.
Based on Betting Action, SportsBook911.com Previously Predicted First Google IPO Slash, and Now Says it will Happen Again Based on Onslaught of ‘Under’ Betting.
For the past nine months the financial and Internet world has been watching Google in anticipation of what could be the largest Initial Public Offering of stock in history. If you are reading this column and have not been living on Mars for the past year, you know that Google is about to go public, and soon. The stock options are being offered to investors using an unorthodox method known as a Dutch Auction. The site taking registrations and bids is scheduled to close tomorrow at 5:00PM, Eastern Daylight Time.
Yesterday Google announced the closing of bidder registration to end at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on Thursday, August 12, 2004. The auction for shares of Google’s Class A common stock will commence soon thereafter. You must have a bidder ID if you intend to submit a bid in the auction for Google’s Class A common stock.
“If Google manages to pull off a well received IPO, how do you measure a well received IPO”? That’s a question posed by CBS Marketwatch lead reporter Bambi Francisco. Google has got to be Google in many ways by being the exception to the rule. As such, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that they follow suite with their IPO. Curiosities aside, are investors excited?
A number of the top US search engines were allegedly affected by a variant of the MyDoom worm, with the most notable being Google. The timing of this fast spreading worm couldn’t have come at a worse time for the California based search engine. They had just released the details of their multi-billion dollar IPO.
Google is moving closer to disclosing the proposed share price range for its IPO (initial public offer). The Wall Street Journal reported Monday this disclosure could come as early as this week. This progression is a sign that Google is getting close to its $2.7 billion IPO, which may come early as next month.
The dynamics of Google’s $2.7 billion IPO is causing a great deal of work for the Wall Street brokerage houses involved. In preparation for the offering, these houses, while working diligently, may not receive the type of return normally associated with an offering of this size.
Over the past seven years, it is fairly safe to say that the use of search engines has revolutionized our methods of finding and valuing information. Almost any activity involving research from personal travel planning to corporate business planning has been made far easier through the use of search engines. When one search tool or firm dominates as Google has for the past three years, it will get a lot more attention from the public and the media. Case in point, Google. Synonymous with search, Google has changed the world. For the most part, Google has made it a better place to live. That in itself justifies the intense scrutiny constantly focused at virtually every move made in the Googleplex. The fact they are changing rapidly further justifies the public and media interest and the hoopla.
The world’s most popular search engine, Google has added additional underwriters for its planned $2.7 billion IPO. Google named 29 other banks to assist the already named Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. and Credit Suisse First Boston.
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, was one of the first five outside investors into what was a fledgling start-up search engine named Google. Bezos made his investment in 1998, and the result of his support was that Google entitled him to an undisclosed amount of stock at 6 cents a share.
It seems that Google is getting closer to filing their IPO. The IPO is expected to value Google at around $20-25 billion dollars. Plans for the search engine’s public offering have been kept quiet to the point of being secret. Although today, April 26, 2004, comes news of Google making a deal with two investment banks to underwrite the offering.
According to many financial news outlets, Google is set to announce its plans for their IPO “within days”. The initial report came out of The Wall Street Journal, and the speculation about Google’s IPO comes from the search engine having to open its financial books up for the SEC.