Baidu Has Announced A Proposed Debt Offering.
The leading Chinese language Internet search provider, Baidu, has recently announced that it has filed a preliminary prospectus supplement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) Under an automatic shelf registration state , on Form F-3, pursuant to which the Company proposes to sell their senior notes. The company has intention of using the net processed from the offering for general corporate purposes.
This joint bookrunners of the offering are Goldman Sachs Asia L.L.C. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC .
This notice is not an offering of the securities for sales within the United States of America. Any public offering of these securities in the United Stated shall be made by any manner of a prospectus that contains detailed information about the issuer, which be obtained free of charge from EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. On the other hand, the Company, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send an investor the prospectus if the investor requests it by calling 1-866-471-2526.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC and has become effective under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.
This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase, nor shall there be any sale of, these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the applicable securities laws of any jurisdiction outside of the United States of America.