424B5
BAIDU, INC. filed this Form 424B5 on 06/26/2017
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PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION

We may sell the securities described in this prospectus from time to time in one or more of the following ways:

 

    to or through underwriters or dealers;

 

    directly to one or more purchasers;

 

    through agents; or

 

    through a combination of any of these methods of sale.

The prospectus supplement with respect to the offered securities will describe the terms of the offering, including the following:

 

    the name or names of any underwriters or agents;

 

    any public offering price;

 

    the proceeds from such sale;

 

    any underwriting discounts or agency fees and other items constituting underwriters’ or agents’ compensation;

 

    any over-allotment options under which underwriters may purchase additional securities from us;

 

    any discounts or concessions allowed or reallowed or paid to dealers; and

 

    any securities exchanges on which the securities may be listed.

We may distribute the securities from time to time in one or more of the following ways:

 

    at a fixed price or prices, which may be changed;

 

    at prices relating to prevailing market prices at the time of sale;

 

    at varying prices determined at the time of sale; or

 

    at negotiated prices.

By Agents

We may designate agents who agree to use their reasonable efforts to solicit purchases for the period of their appointment or to sell securities on a continuing basis. Any agent involved will be named, and any commissions payable by us to such agent will be set forth, in the applicable prospectus supplement.

By Underwriters or Dealers

If we use underwriters for the sale of securities, they will acquire securities for their own account. The underwriters may resell the securities from time to time in one or more transactions, including negotiated transactions, at a fixed public offering price or at varying prices determined at the time of sale. Unless we otherwise state in the applicable prospectus supplement, various conditions will apply to the underwriters’ obligation to purchase securities, and the underwriters will be obligated to purchase all of the securities contemplated in an offering if they purchase any of such securities. Any initial public offering price and any discounts or concessions allowed or reallowed or paid to dealers may be changed from time to time. The underwriter or underwriters with respect to a particular underwritten offering of securities, or, if an underwriting syndicate is used, the managing underwriter or underwriters, will be set forth on the cover of the applicable prospectus supplement.

 

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