INTERNET.COM CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FOLLOW-ON PUBLIC OFFERING OF COMMON STOCK(New York, NY--January 27, 2000)-- internet.com Corporation (Nasdaq: INTM) today announced that its follow-on public offering of 3,750,000 shares of common stock has been priced at $ 60.00 per share. Of the shares being sold, 1,750,000 shares are being sold by internet.com and 2,000,000 shares are being sold by Penton Media, Inc., a stockholder of internet.com. The underwriters have been granted an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to 562,500 additional shares of common stock from Penton Media to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is being managed by Chase H&Q;, Robertson Stephens, U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Inc. and William Blair & Company.
internet.com Corporation, based in New York, New York, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 92 Web sites, 71 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with 2 million unique visitors that generate more than 90 million page views monthly. Total "views", which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 150 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, internet.com with its related internet.com Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business and content Web sites and related Internet media properties.
When available, a copy of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Chase H&Q;, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, Robertson Stephens, 555 California Street, Suite 2600, San Francisco, CA 94104, U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Inc., 222 South Ninth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or from William Blair & Company, 222 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60606.
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.
For more information, contact Eileen Smith at internet.com, 23 Old Kings Highway South, Darien, CT 06820; (203) 662-2961; Fax: (203) 655-4686; [email protected].
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding internet.com Corporation's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Prospectus dated June 25, 1999, Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year, when available.
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