GM IPO: Could Be One Of The Biggest Ever.

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Reuters has reported GM could raise up to $20 Billion in its IPO.

DETROIT ā€“ 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. …

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. … [GM PR]

Expect to see GM shares traded on the NYSE and TSE (Toronto Stock Exchange).

Trading in GM shares is expected to start between late October and the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, which is the fourth Thursday in November, according to people involved in the process. A stock offering in late October would mean trading would start just before the November congressional elections.

The Obama administration wants to be able to cast the $50 billion GM bailout as a financial success in the face of public skepticism and Republican political opposition. [CNBC]

[photo credit: Motor Trend]

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