Google 8-K 2012
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
April 12, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On April 12, 2012, Google Inc. (Google) is issuing a press release and holding a conference call regarding its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
This information shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Google is making reference to non-GAAP financial information in both the press release and the conference call. A reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures to the comparable GAAP financial measures is contained in the attached press release.
A copy of the consolidated balance sheets, consolidated statements of income, and consolidated statements of cash flows for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 and other financial tables are filed as Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.
On April 12, 2012, Google announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved a proposal (the Proposal) to amend Googles certificate of incorporation to create a new class of capital stock, subject to stockholder approval at Googles annual meeting of stockholders on June 21, 2012 (the 2012 Annual Meeting). Copies of the letter from Larry Page and Sergey Brin with David Drummonds postscript posted on Google+ and Googles internal communications documents describing the Proposal are filed as Exhibits 99.3 and 99.4, respectively, to this Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
This Current Report on Form 8-K may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of the solicitation of proxies from stockholders for Googles 2012 Annual Meeting. Google intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) and make available to the stockholders of Google of record on April 23, 2012 a proxy statement containing important information about the Proposal and certain other matters to be considered by the stockholders of Google at its 2012 Annual Meeting. BEFORE MAKING ANY VOTING DECISION, GOOGLES STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT (INCLUDING ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE CAREFULLY AND IN ITS ENTIRETY BECAUSE IT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSAL AND CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED AT THE 2012 ANNUAL MEETING.
Investors will be able to obtain the proxy statement and other relevant materials, when available, free of charge at the SECs website (http://www.sec.gov). In addition, documents filed with the SEC by Google, including the proxy statement when available, and the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, will be available free of charge from Google, at Googles website (http://www.google.com) or by writing to Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, Attn: Corporate Secretary.
Participants in the Solicitation
Google and its directors, nominees, and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Googles stockholders with respect to the matters to be considered at the 2012 Annual Meeting, including the Proposal. Information regarding the names, affiliations, and direct or indirect interests (by security holdings or otherwise) of these persons will be described in the proxy statement to be filed with the SEC.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.