Will Google’s Offers Be Just What These Top Institutional Shareholders Want?

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Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been trying to sell their Motorola Home Business and has received a number of offers including one from Arris Group Inc (NASDAQ:ARRS) and Pace plc (NYSE:PIC), which are reported to have made “the most compelling bids” for the unit.  Google and their financial advisers, Barclays plc, may also throw in a carrot for prospective buyers by arranging financing for the acquisition of the unit.

Will Google Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 242.648 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $754.50 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Google Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

FMR LLC held 17,324,529 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $13,071,357,131. This brought the portfolio total to 2.36%.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 11,485,598 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $8,665,883,691. This brought the portfolio total to 1.11%.

State Street Corp. held 10,997,226 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $8,297,407,017. This brought the portfolio total to 1.22%.

Price T. Rowe Associates Inc./MD held 9,306,355 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $7,021,644,848. This brought the portfolio total to 2.06%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A.  held 7,262,268 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $5,479,381,206. This brought the portfolio total to 1.25%.

Capital World Investors  held 5,830,186 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $4,398,875,337. This brought the portfolio total to 1.64%.

J. P Morgan Chase & Co. held 5,764,959 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $4,349,661,566. This brought the portfolio total to 1.57%.

Susquehanna International Group LLP held 4,739,900 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $3,576,254. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 4,559,855 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $3,440,410,598. This brought the portfolio total to 1.26%.

Invesco Ltd. held 4,244,249 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $3,202,285,871. This brought the portfolio total to 1.68%.

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