"Google...said it would sell as many as 5.3 million shares to offset the impact of its inclusion in the widely held Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
It will be the second follow-on offering Google has made since it went public in August 2004 at $85 per share. Google's share price has more than quadrupled since then, resulting in the amount raised from the two secondary offerings outstripping proceeds of the IPO."
Saturday, April 01, 2006
Google prices offering of 5.3 mln shares at $389.75 - Yahoo! News
Google prices offering of 5.3 mln shares at $389.75 - Yahoo! News: