SurveyMonkey Aims To Raise $800M With Google's Help

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 9:58 PM EST) -- Private equity-backed SurveyMonkey is in the middle of one of the largest-ever capital raises by a U.S. Internet company, it announced Thursday, with $444 million in equity rolling in from investors including Google Inc. and another $350 million in debt financing on the way.

The $800 million capital raise values the Palo Alto, Calif.-based online survey host at about $1.35 billion, it said in a statement.

“This transaction affords us all of the capital benefits of [an initial] public offering without the costs and distractions of...
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