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Twitter CEO Costolo says he's under no pressure to start an IPO

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has insisted that he isn’t contemplating an initial public offering (IPO) at the moment, adding that both the company’s investors and regulators have put him under no pressure to launch one. The remarks were reported by Julia Boorstin from CNBC, following a video interview in which he answered...
Twitter CEO Costolo says he's under no pressure to start an IPO

Facebook files for $5bn IPO

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Facebook confirms plans to go public in deal that could value firm at up to $100bn, and Mark Zuckerberg's stake at $28bnEight years after Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm room, the 27-year-old on Wednesday announced he is selling shares in the social network at a price that...
Facebook files for $5bn IPO

Facebook's quietly confident IPO | Paul Carr

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Mark Zuckerberg is likely to stay tight-lipped about Facebook's stock market flotation – unlike other Silicon Valley CEOs recentlyAbout time too. Facebook is on the point of filing papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in preparation for its long-awaited initial public offering. This is both big news and...
Facebook's quietly confident IPO | Paul Carr
Facebook preparing for IPO in May, says WSJ

China's secretive networking giant Huawei weighs an IPO

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Telecom infrastructure powerhouse Huawei has reached out to investment banks about a possibility of publicly listing its stock on an international exchange, according to reports from the Wall Street Journaland Reuters. While the news agencies’ sources said no final decision has been made, an initial public offering (IPO) could help...
China's secretive networking giant Huawei weighs an IPO

Groupon's Andrew Mason survives board meeting over CEO's fate

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Daily deal website has seen its share price tumble since its IPO as directors may still want to replace chief executiveGroupon boss Andrew Mason appears to have survived a fractious board meeting at the troubled daily deal website. But insiders said unhappy board members are still keen to oust the...
Groupon's Andrew Mason survives board meeting over CEO's fate

Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait

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Early trading delays subsided to sell 82m shares of Facebook stock in 30 seconds before subsiding close to the offer priceFacebook became a public company on Friday after one of the most frenzied share sales in history led to the social network giant being valued at over $100bn.The share sale...
Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait

Facebook IPO: what is the banks' role?

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Bankers' fees for Facebook's landmark flotation total about $100m – but what is the company getting for its money?So who's the sucker in Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) today? Any banker will tell you that there is a fool in every trade, which is why you must always know who...
Facebook IPO: what is the banks' role?

Facebook stock drops to all-time low

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On Friday, Facebook’s stock price closed at $18.06, putting the stock at less than half than the stock’s opening initial public offering (IPO) price of $38. That marks the furthest the stock price has fallen since May 2012, when the company was first publicly traded. Facebook has struggled in recent...
Facebook stock drops to all-time low

Facebook’s only weakness: Mobile

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Facebook has filed for its initial public offering (IPO), and assuming the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approve it, Facebook will emerge on the public stock market in a couple of months, create up to $10 billion of capital, and make multi-millionaires out of its stock-holding employees. To start the...
Facebook’s only weakness: Mobile

Groupon slumps to lowest price ever

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Shares in online deals site drop below half IPO price, following downward trend set by Facebook and BlackBerry's RIMGroupon, the online deals site, hit a new bargain basement price on Monday, falling below $6bn (£4bn), the price Google offered for the company in 2010.The Chicago-based firm was once described as...
Groupon slumps to lowest price ever

Facebook shares fall below $30 as US authorities begin investigation into IPO

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Shares continue to slump on Wall Street as lawsuits against founder Mark Zuckerberg allege company misled investorsFacebook's shares dipped below $30 Tuesday as the company's shares hit new lows and continued to struggle in the wake of its massive initial public offering (IPO).Even as US stock markets bounced back from...
Facebook shares fall below $30 as US authorities begin investigation into IPO

Facebook IPO Could Help Social Giant Challenge Google

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Facebook is girding for an IPO filing Feb. 1, setting it up for more intense competition with online ad and search giant Google in 2012. - Buzz that Facebook will file for an initial public offering (IPO) Feb. 1 has marketing and advertising experts expecting the social network to challenge...
Facebook IPO Could Help Social Giant Challenge Google

Facebook share price to be set at $38

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Social network's landmark flotation has investors clamouring to buy, but some analysts issue warnings about IPOFacebook was expected to set the final price of shares in its landmark initial public offering (IPO) at $38 (£24), the top of the price range it gave this week, as investors clamoured to buy...
Facebook share price to be set at $38

Got an Exit Strategy? Lessons From Foursquare and Yahoo

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Last week when it was reported that Foursquare was considering a sale to Yahoo, there were a flurry of posts with analysis and advice on whether or not Foursquare founders should sell or not, and if they would be wise to sell to Yahoo or not. The debate about the...
Got an Exit Strategy? Lessons From Foursquare and Yahoo

It's official: Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

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Facebook is hoping investors will "like" the social network just as much as its users already do. Following a series of rumors that have multiplied in recent weeks, Facebook filed for Initial Public Offering (IPO) on Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission at a value of $5 billion....
It's official: Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Facebook is now priced for perfection | Brent Hoberman

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The weight of the world is now on Zuckerberg's shoulders. As co-founder of Lastminute.com, I can, in a small way, empathiseI can't claim to have had anything like the success of Mark Zuckerberg, but as Facebook floated on the Nasdaq stock exchange today, I could empathise in a very small...
Facebook is now priced for perfection | Brent Hoberman

SEC approves $62M payout after Facebook's botched public offering in 2012

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a plan (PDF) by the Nasdaq stock exchange to pay $62 million to investors. That sum covers the losses incurred during the bungled Facebook initial public offering (IPO) last year. In May 2012, when the social network’s highly anticipated stock went public,...
SEC approves $62M payout after Facebook's botched public offering in 2012

SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues

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When Facebook became a public company in the summer of 2012, its initial public offering (IPO) didn't go quite as well as the company expected. It went poorly enough that the US Securities and Exchange Commission took action against the exchange which handled Facebook's IPO: Nasdaq. A civil suit...
SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues

Demand Media Exploring IPO

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According to various reports, Demand Media has enlisted Goldman Sachs to explore an initial public offering (IPO). Previously, Goldman Sachs was part of a $100 million Series C round that Demand raised in 2007. The Financial Times reports that Demand could file for an IPO before the end of...
Demand Media Exploring IPO

UBS to sue Nasdaq over Facebook flotation

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Swiss bank suing the US hi-tech stock market Nasdaq for 'gross mishandling' of the share sale, in which it lost SFr349m (£240m)Swiss bank UBS lost SFr349m (£240m) on the flotation of Facebook and is suing the US hi-tech stock market Nasdaq for "gross mishandling" of the share sale.The loss, which...
UBS to sue Nasdaq over Facebook flotation

Facebook may get stock IPO with up to $100 billion worth

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Facebook's long-rumored initial public offering (IPO) of stock could be filed as soon as Wednesday if a new leak proves real. The share plans seen by the Wall Street Journal would most likely be underwritten by Morgan Stanley with help from Goldman Sachs. At $75 billion to $100 billion of...
Facebook may get stock IPO with up to $100 billion worth

Facebook stock slumps for third day

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In its third day of trading, Facebook's stock is still in a slump, taking the shine off the frenzy that led up to the company's initial public offering (IPO) last week....
Facebook stock slumps for third day

NASDAQ settles with Feds for $10M over last year's mishandled Facebook IPO

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On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled with the NASDAQ stock exchange for a cool $10 million. The move comes after last year’s bungled initial public offering (IPO) of Facebook stock. The SEC said in a statement that this amounted to the “largest ever penalty against an...
NASDAQ settles with Feds for $10M over last year's mishandled Facebook IPO

How Bruce Chatwin's notebooks continue to shape the virtual word

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The late author's beloved Moleskine seems to be having a profound influence on its tablet computer-based cousinsBruce Chatwin has a lot to answer for. Specifically, he's responsible for a forthcoming initial public offering (IPO) on the Italian stock market. It all goes back to something he wrote in his book...
How Bruce Chatwin's notebooks continue to shape the virtual word
With merger, Deutsche Telekom finally has viable plan for US market

Five reasons not to buy Facebook shares

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The sale will likely generate billions, but hidden just beneath the buzz are signs that not all is well for Silicon Valley's starOn Friday, Facebook will finally become a public company. The hotly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) will be the largest tech company share sale ever and is expected...
Five reasons not to buy Facebook shares

Facebook's earnings and revenues slip ahead of $100bn IPO

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Profits drop during first three months of 2012, but advertising revenue up 37% and Facebook now boasts 901m monthly usersFacebook's earnings and revenues fell in the first quarter of 2012, the company said in a regulatory filing ahead of what is expected to be a $100bn stock market sale.The company...
Facebook's earnings and revenues slip ahead of $100bn IPO

Facebook IPO could see delays after large acquisitions

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Facebook's Initial Public Offering (IPO), believed to be scheduled for May, could be delayed, insiders have revealed to CNBC. This is reportedly due to a number of acquisitions and other distractions, which could lead to a delay of selling shares from the originally-believed week of May 14. Initial trading is...
Facebook IPO could see delays after large acquisitions

Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO

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A lawsuit has been filed against Zynga, in relation to the move of the company to allow some executives to unload shares of the company after its initial public offering (IPO), but before the lockup period expired. The deal, it appears, was not extended to lower executives and employees. According to Bloomberg,...
Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO
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