BREAKING: GM files for IPO of common stock
General Motors announced today that it has filed for an initial public offering of common stock with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
“The amount of securities offered will be determined by market conditions and other factors at the time of the offering,” GM said in a statement. “The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.”
According to a report by Reuters, GM filed for an IPO of up to $100 million. The filing does not represent the full amount that GM aims to raise, which could be up to $20 billion in its IPO, sources familiar with the matter said.
The IPO will allow the U.S. government to shed a 60.1 percent stake in the automaker.
GM Files Registration Statement with United States Securities and Exchange Commission for Proposed Initial Public Offering
DETROIT ““ General Motors Company today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed initial public offering consisting of common stock to be sold by certain of its stockholders and the issuance by the company of its Series B mandatory convertible junior preferred stock.
The amount of securities offered will be determined by market conditions and other factors at the time of the offering. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.
Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan (representatives of the underwriters), BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, RBC Capital Markets, and UBS Investment Bank will be the joint book-running managers for the offering. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained for free, by visiting the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov. Alternatively, you may obtain a copy of the preliminary prospectus, by contacting:
* Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, telephone 1-866-718-1649, or by sending email to email@example.com
* J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, telephone 1-866-803-9204
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC 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 press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities.
– By: Omar Rana
Source: GM, Reuters