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Packers Stock Sale to Begin December 6

Posted Dec 1, 2011


The Green Bay Packers today announced preliminary details for the organization’s upcoming stock offering, just the fifth in its 92-year history, which will commence on Dec. 6 at 8 a.m. CST.

More information, including the formal offering document, will be available when the offering commences. Interested fans will be able to access the full information online at www.Packers.com.

“We appreciate the interest that fans have expressed in our fifth stock offering,” said Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy. “We are not yet in a position to fully discuss the offering. However, this information will answer some of the initial questions that we’ve received. We look forward to formally launching the offering next week.

“We ask fans to look for details Dec. 6 on Packers.com.”

Following is a list of details currently available:

  • The price per share will be $250, and there will be a handling charge.

  • The offering will be limited to persons in the United States, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Shares will be able to be purchased online with credit or debit cards, and also via mail.

  • There will be means for purchasers to receive delivery of certificates by December 24.

  • Only individuals (including spouses as joint tenants) will be able to purchase shares; individuals can purchase shares as a gift for other individuals.

  • The Packers will initially offer 250,000 shares.

  • No one may buy more than 200 shares (counting any shares that the person purchased in the 1997-1998 offering).

  • The offering will continue until Feb. 29, 2012, subject to extension.

In contemplation of the offering, interested fans should note:

  • Stock in the Packers does not constitute an investment in “stock” in the common sense of the term.

  • The Packers will have no obligation to repay the amount a buyer pays to purchase Packers stock.

  • Anyone considering the purchase of Packers stock should not purchase the stock to make a profit or to receive a dividend or tax deduction or any other economic benefits.

  • Any offering of Packers stock will only be made through an offering document.

  • The Packers believe offerees and purchasers of Packers stock will not receive the protection of securities laws with respect to any offering or sale of Packers stock.

  • The Packers bylaws and NFL rules severely restrict transfers of Packers stock.

 
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