13 Jan '12, 5pm

Anti-virus maker AVG files for $125 million IPO:

By Himank Sharma and Brenton Cordeiro (Reuters) - Anti-virus software maker AVG Technologies NV filed to raise up to $125 million in an initial public offering, looking to cash in on the increased demand for technology IPOs. AVG, which is known for its free suite of anti-virus products, monetizes its large user base through targeted advertisements and by driving traffic to online search companies such as Google Inc and Yahoo Inc. "The whole 'freemium' model has been effective in gaining subscribers, so their strategy seems to be less focused on growing the subscription revenue - if you look at the growth rate year over year." William Blair & Co analyst Jonathan Ho said. Under the 'freemium' model, a company provides a free basic service and charges for more advanced features. For the first nine months of 2011, AVG's subscription revenue rose marginally to $130.1 million, w...

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