Google Files For IPO

Yesterday Google registered with the SEC for a $2.7 billion IPO. Speculation has been rampant about if and when Google would make this move, spurred on by the fact that the company was compelled to reveal its internal finances today due to the amount of revenue and stock-owning employees it has amassed. Reading some of the many articles about this IPO hasn’t given me much more insight just yet, although it seems like many caution against jumping on the bandwagon right away. However, there is no doubt that it’s a very attractive prospect, to say the least. Especially enticing is the fact that Google will sell “$2.7 billion of its stock to the public through [a Dutch] auction process in an attempt to make sure individuals as well as institutions can buy the shares.” I’m still on the fence about whether I want to get in on this; we all have several months to think about it, at least…

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