Google Buys AOL IPO Rights

Farrell, Mike
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p31
The article reports on the deal signed between Web search firm Google Inc. and Internet-service provider America Online (AOL). The deal would let AOL sell search advertising to AOL-owned property advertisers. Google will have certain rights over an initial public offering of AOL effective July 1, 2008. Doug Shapiro, a cable analyst at Banc of America Securities, said that the deal is significant to AOL.


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