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Here’s Facebook’s cap table with ownership for Zuckerberg, other early investors

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Here’s the sheet with the breakdown of early investors: Mark Zuckerberg manages to hold onto 28.4 percent of Class B shares, which have 10 times the voting power of Class A shares. Facebook said in its filing today that it plans to sell up to $5 billion worth of...
Here’s Facebook’s cap table with ownership for Zuckerberg, other early investors

Eric Schmidt Plans $1.4 Billion Stock Sale (GOOG)

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Google chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt just filed a plan to sell almost $1.5 billion worth of Google stock. In a filing with the SEC, Schmidt laid out a plan to sell up to 2.4 million shares of Class A stock (he also has Class B stock which...
Eric Schmidt Plans $1.4 Billion Stock Sale (GOOG)

Facebook IPO launched officially

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The social network known as Facebook has officially signed its Initial Public Offering, authorized by Ernst & Young LLP as having shares of its common stock available to the world today. Facebook seeks to raise $5 billion USD, just about half of what analysts were expecting on the whole. In...
Facebook IPO launched officially

Kim Jong Un Wins Time's Person of the Year Reader Poll with a Little Help from 4chan

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One of the Internet’s most prolific Kim Jong Un memes. (Photo: 1mut) A few weeks ago we reported that 4chan, the Internet’s favorite underbelly, was galvanizing to vote North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the top of Time‘s person of the year reader poll. It seems they were successful in...
Kim Jong Un Wins Time's Person of the Year Reader Poll with a Little Help from 4chan

Facebook's voting structure could lose it some friends

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Facebook's share structure wouldn't happen in the UK. The principle of 'equal votes for equal economic risk' is an unwritten rule of corporate governance here"Direct empowerment of people" and "more accountability for officials" are two of the virtues Facebook says its service promotes. It is referring in its IPO prospectus...
Facebook's voting structure could lose it some friends

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Investors Aren't Too Happy About This Weird Stock Split Plan (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up As Market Rises With Occupy Wall Street trying to take over the world, the market is rebounding as April ISM blows past expectations despite disappointing construction spending figures. Shares of GOOG...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Investors Aren't Too Happy About This Weird Stock Split Plan (GOOG)
Facebook's 'billion dollar' Instagram acquisition to actually cost $715 million

Sprint nabs control of Clearwire through the back door

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The company won't acquire Clearwire outright, but has obtained enough shares to take majority voting power, and thus, control the company. [Read more]...
Sprint nabs control of Clearwire through the back door

Facebook's IPO Is About To Make These People Millionaires And Billionaires (FB)

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Facebook's most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange commission is finally out, and it reveals just how much Facebook insiders will make when they sell their shares. Facebook set a price range for its IPO between $28 and $35. One note on the calculations: for ownership, we're looking at...
Facebook's IPO Is About To Make These People Millionaires And Billionaires (FB)

Best Buy founder ever closer to finalizing company buyout bid

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Best Buy founder Richard Schulze may have stepped down as chairman of the board, but he's certainly not out. His plan to buy the turbulent company has reached the next step -- an agreement which pre-empts the formal offer. Schulze now has access to all the private numbers he'll...
Best Buy founder ever closer to finalizing company buyout bid
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Confirmed: Zynga proposes secondary offering

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Zynga confirmed a planned secondary offering today with a Securities and Exchange Commission filing for certain Zynga stockholders to offer shares of Class A common stock. The developer doesn’t receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares. The CityVille creator uses a three tiered stock system, with Class A...
Confirmed: Zynga proposes secondary offering

The details: Facebook spent $68 million on acquisitions last year

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Facebook revealed that it spent $68 million in cash and stock on acquisitions last year, according to its filing for an initial public offering. The company said all of the deals were not material. Here’s more details on how much Facebook has paid for companies in stock. This excludes cash-based...
The details: Facebook spent $68 million on acquisitions last year

Eric Schmidt Is Going To Dump Almost Half His Stake In Google (GOOG)

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell just under half his stake in the company, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission filing late Friday. Schmidt owns 7.6 million shares of Google stock and plans to sell about 3.2 million shares of those shares over time, through...
Eric Schmidt Is Going To Dump Almost Half His Stake In Google (GOOG)

Beware the king: Zuckerberg’s voting power a risk to shareholders

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As VentureBeat’s Jolie O’Dell pointed out yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg managed to strike a deal with some key investors and friends that gives him 57 percent of the shareholder voting power. For a public company, it’s an almost unheard of concentration of authority, a troubling sign for those who focus on...
Beware the king: Zuckerberg’s voting power a risk to shareholders

Chinese video giant Youku's shareholders approve Tudou merger deal

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The ongoing merger between Chinese online video giants Youku and Tudou has taken a step closer to completion after Youku confirmed that its shareholders have approved the plan to bring its rival on board. On the other side, Tudou’s board has also approved the deal, which was announced in March and is...
Chinese video giant Youku's shareholders approve Tudou merger deal
Google being sued by retirement board for stock split

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Plans To Sell 3.2M Company Shares Over The Next Year, 42% Of His Stake In Google

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Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt, the company today reported in an SEC filing, plans to sell about 3.2 million of the Class A common stock he currently owns through a stock trading plan, which would reduce his share in the company by about 42 percent. At Google’s current stock price,...
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Plans To Sell 3.2M Company Shares Over The Next Year, 42% Of His Stake In Google

Google shareholders approve unorthodox stock split

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The split, which leaves voting power in the hands of co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, isn't expected to go into effect until a lawsuit over the unconventional arrangement is resolved. [Read more]...
Google shareholders approve unorthodox stock split

Google's Schmidt gets option to sell a chunk of his stock

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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt may end up selling 42 percent of his shares in the company under a new stock trading plan designed to diversify his investment portfolio. IDGNSEric Schmidt, chairman of Google Schmidt owned approximately 7.6 million shares of class A and class B common stock as...
Google's Schmidt gets option to sell a chunk of his stock

Peter Thiel Sells Almost All of His Facebook Stock, Donates $1 Million to a Tea Party PAC

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(Photo: Wikimedia) Back in May when the Facebook IPO still seemed the like largest source of wealth creation this side of the Gold Rush, Peter Thiel decided to sell only half his position in the social network. However, according to financial documents filed today with the Security and Exchange Commission, Mr....
Peter Thiel Sells Almost All of His Facebook Stock, Donates $1 Million to a Tea Party PAC

Google chairman sells up to $1.45b in stock to diversify

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Google through an SEC filing on Friday revealed that its chairman Eric Schmidt intended to sell a large if minority portion of his stock. The plan would see him sell as much as 2.4 million of 9.1 million total shares, which at the $604.64 closing price would net slightly over...
Google chairman sells up to $1.45b in stock to diversify

New filing shows Zynga to sell 43M shares in secondary offering, Pincus unloads 15% stake

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Zynga filed a revised S-1 this morning with the SEC that contained a number of interesting details. It pegged the price of its recent purchase of NYC game company OMGPOP at $180 million. The filing revealed the company will sell just under 43 million shares in a secondary offering. And...
New filing shows Zynga to sell 43M shares in secondary offering, Pincus unloads 15% stake

Zynga Prices $515M Secondary Offering At $12 Per Share

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As reported previously, Zynga is holding a secondary offering of its shares. The company just announced the pricing, which is $12 per share, for 42,969,153 shares. All of the shares will be sold by existing stockholders. As revealed in an S-1 filing from last week, Zynga’s CEO Mark Pincus will...
Zynga Prices $515M Secondary Offering At $12 Per Share
Google's Eric Schmidt selling 2.4 million shares of stock worth $1.5b over the next 12 months
Facebook CEO to take home $1B on IPO day

Now We Know How Many Millions Of Dollars These Startups Made Selling To Facebook

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Over the past four years, Facebook has acquired about 20 companies. Most of the acquisition amounts were never disclosed. Facebook's S-1 reveals how many shares of Class A and Class B stock it issued for each acquisition. It also says it spent $68 million to acquire startups in 2011....
Now We Know How Many Millions Of Dollars These Startups Made Selling To Facebook

After Public Offering, Mark Zuckerberg Will Still Control More than Half of Facebook

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Facebook’s Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will continue to have control of the social network, even after completing its impending initial public offering. According to documents filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission today, Facebook is seeking to sell 337.4 million shares between $28 to $35 a share, valuing the...
After Public Offering, Mark Zuckerberg Will Still Control More than Half of Facebook
Facebook sets $38 share price for largest tech IPO in U.S. history

Zynga: We Bought OMGPOP For $180M, Pincus To Sell 15 Percent Of Shares In Secondary Offering

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Zynga has just released a new S-1 in connection with its secondary offering. The company is looking to sell up to 43 million shares. Zynga’s CEO Mark Pincus will sell 15 percent of his shares, which is worth roughly worth around $227 million based on yesterday’s stock price. Pincus’ voting...
Zynga: We Bought OMGPOP For $180M, Pincus To Sell 15 Percent Of Shares In Secondary Offering
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