SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 27, 2002
|(State or other jurisdiction
2145 Hamilton Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
|ITEM 5. OTHER EVENTS|
ITEM 5. OTHER EVENTS
On August 27, 2002, eBay Inc. announced that it had entered into an agreement to purchase the 50% interest in its eBay Australia and New Zealand joint venture that it does not currently own. The purchase price is US$65 million and is payable in cash at closing, which is expected to occur prior to the end of October 2002. The purchase is subject to obtaining regulatory approval in Australia. Upon consummation of the purchase, all of the outstanding capital stock of the entity that operated the joint venture, eBay Australia & New Zealand Pty Ltd., will be owned by eBay and its wholly-owned subsidiaries.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: August 27, 2002||eBay Inc.
||By:||/s/ MICHAEL R. JACOBSON
Michael R. Jacobson
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs,
General Counsel and Secretary