As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 11, 2019
Registration No. 333-223251
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Post-Effective Amendment No. 1
The Securities Act of 1933
EXPEDIA GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
333 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Registrants principal executive offices)
Robert J. Dzielak
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
333 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 5100 Seattle,
Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: Not applicable. This post-effective amendment deregisters all of the securities that were unsold under the registration statement as of the date hereof.
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DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 relates to the following Registration Statement on Form S-3 (the Registration Statement) of Expedia Group, Inc. (formerly known as Expedia, Inc. and referred to herein as the Company): File No. 333-223251, pertaining to the registration for resale by the selling stockholders named therein of up to 175,040 shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of the Company, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on February 27, 2018.
On December 21, 2012, the Company entered into a share purchase agreement (the Purchase Agreement) with trivago GmbH, a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Germany (together with its affiliates, trivago), the shareholders of trivago and certain other parties pursuant to which the Company acquired, through a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, a majority of trivagos outstanding securities. Under the terms of the Purchase Agreement, the Company agreed to file a registration statement on Form S-3 with the SEC to register the offer and sale of shares of the Companys common stock to be issued to certain selling stockholders on each of the next five anniversaries of the closing of the transactions contemplated by the Purchase Agreement. The Companys obligations under the Purchase Agreement with respect to the fifth anniversary of the closing of such transactions have been fulfilled, and the Company hereby removes from registration the securities registered but unsold under the Registration Statement, if any.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to Form S-3 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to Form S-3 to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Bellevue, State of Washington, on July 11, 2019.
|Expedia Group, Inc.|
|Robert J. Dzielak|
|Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|
Note: No other person is required to sign this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement in reliance on Rule 478 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.