EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ask Jeeves, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ASKJ) today announced that it has filed a universal shelf
registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission
("SEC"). After the registration statement is declared effective by the SEC,
the Company will be able to offer and sell up to $400 million of its common
stock, preferred stock, depositary shares, debt securities and warrants from
time to time in one or more public offerings. The terms of any such future
offerings would be established at the time of such offering.
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
the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these
securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state.
About Ask Jeeves
Ask Jeeves, Inc. provides consumers and advertisers with search and media
products across a diverse portfolio of Web sites, portals and desktop search
applications. Ask Jeeves' search and search-based portal brands include: Ask
Jeeves (Ask.com and Ask.co.uk); Ask Jeeves for Kids (AJKids.com); Excite
(excite.com); iWon (iwon.com); My Search (mysearch.com); My Way (myway.com);
My Web Search (mywebsearch.com) and Teoma (teoma.com). Ask Jeeves also owns
the search technology Teoma, proprietary natural language processing
technology, as well as portal and ad serving technologies. In addition to
powering several of the Ask Jeeves brands, the Company syndicates its
technologies to help companies increase revenue through powerful search. Ask
Jeeves' advertising services, which includes Ask Jeeves, The Excite Network,
and MaxOnline, provides advertisers with targeted tools to reach a broad base
of highly valuable customers. Ask Jeeves, Inc. is headquartered in Emeryville,
California, with offices throughout the United States, as well as in London,
Dublin, and Tokyo.
NOTE: Ask Jeeves, Ask.com, Teoma, My Way, My Search, My Web Search, iWon,
Excite and MaxOnline are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ask Jeeves,
SOURCE Ask Jeeves, Inc.