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Google IPO Bidding Online
pleeker




msg:1232871
 10:17 pm on Jul 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

https://www.ipo.google.com/

Management speaks in (fairly low-quality) video, plus the Prospectus online, etc.


Reuters:
[reuters.com...]

SEATTLE, July 30 (Reuters) - Top Web search engine Google Inc. (GOOG.O: Quote, Profile, Research) began taking bids on Friday for the public auction process it will use to sell as much as $3.3 billion shares to the public for its planned offering in mid-August.

A Google spokeswoman confirmed that www.ipo.google.com had gone live, where bidders can apply to get an identification number to participate in the so-called Dutch auction.


 

loanuniverse




msg:1232872
 11:30 pm on Jul 30, 2004 (gmt 0)

Actually you can get the bidder's id already.

I got mine.

Shane




msg:1232873
 11:44 pm on Jul 30, 2004 (gmt 0)


Only for US persons. Arghhhh. Anyone know the inexpensive way for a Canadian to participate?

..... Shane

Rugles




msg:1232874
 12:03 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

>>Anyone know the inexpensive way for a Canadian to participate?

Yes, wait until after they hit the market and the price drops.

loanuniverse




msg:1232875
 12:05 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Get someone you trust to buy them by proxy? or wait after the IPO :(

If they do go up and you sell them, make sure you give the person the money for tax liability.

/not sure if it is legal however....

Shane




msg:1232876
 12:06 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Get someone you trust to buy them by proxy? or wait after the IPO

Keyword: TRUST

Probably with about $12,500 US

..... Shane

skibum




msg:1232877
 12:18 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Anyone have trouble with the video? It died about 2/3 of the way through here.

loanuniverse




msg:1232878
 12:34 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Keyword: TRUST

You can trust me Shane, I consider you the bestest of friends ;)
I wonder how the weather is in Tahiti in the sumer LOL

Regarding the video, I got the properties from the screen and just downloaded it to my hard drive

Try doing a right-click save as on this link:

[ipo.google.com...]

Kirby




msg:1232879
 1:57 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

If they do go up and you sell them, make sure you give the person the money for tax liability

You have to make a profit first before you need to worry about tax liability. That probably wont be an issue for most.

dbowers




msg:1232880
 2:21 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Google Inc. is offering 14,142,135 shares of Class A common stock and the selling stockholders are offering 10,494,524 shares of Class A common stock...

Easter egg: 1.4142135 = sqrt(2)

4crests




msg:1232881
 3:36 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

one thing that struck me as funny in the video was how they stressed the LEFT and RIGHT sides of the Google interface.

They act like there is no advertising whatsoever on the left side. What about the listings that go "UP NORTH" in the old premium spots? Isn't that considered left side?

UDaMan




msg:1232882
 4:00 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

The "Risk Factors" section makes very interesting reading...

matthew288




msg:1232883
 5:31 am on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Highlight the full section under each slide in Appendix A. Hidden text... Bad, bad Google!

bedlam




msg:1232884
 5:27 pm on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Highlight the full section under each slide in Appendix A. Hidden text... Bad, bad Google!

Maybe that's why they were dropped from the index [webmasterworld.com].

Note, the link goes to the supporters club...oops, I mean 'forum'... ;-)

-B

sidyadav




msg:1232885
 9:03 pm on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

Video didn't work for me (bought me to ipo.google.com), used loanuniverse's technique also and it prompted me to download index.html from ipo.google.com.

Anyone have a mirror link/copy?

Sid

bostonseo




msg:1232886
 10:33 pm on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

I am going to sell short on Google and make money as their stock price drops.

loanuniverse




msg:1232887
 10:41 pm on Jul 31, 2004 (gmt 0)

I don't think the move will be that marked either way for a while. That is, those looking for a quick kill will be dissapointed and so will be the ones looking to sell short.

10% to 20% either way, I think.

bostonseo




msg:1232888
 4:15 am on Aug 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

Selling short still sounds like a good way to go if you ask me.

alain_bonaf




msg:1232889
 7:49 am on Aug 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

Trend is your friend. If the whole market tanks sure Google will also tank. In fact it can even be Google who will make it tank : with their IPO they will just pump available liquidity :D

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