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Zynga insiders sold $500,000,000 of stock ... four months before the stock cratered
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Law firms investigating Zynga for insider stock sell-off

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As if the recent weak earnings report and associated stock downturn weren't bad enough news for Zynga, at least five law firms are now actively investigating the social gaming powerhouse for security law violations related to sales of company stock three months ago. Schubert Jonckheer & Kolbe, LLP; Johnson &...
Law firms investigating Zynga for insider stock sell-off

Liveblog: Zynga's Q4 Earnings

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Zynga still has a very long way to go, but today investors like what they are seeing. In after-hours trading, the stock is up 5 percent to $2.88 a share. The fourth-quarter and year-end results provide a little relief to the social games company, which has been trying to turn...
Liveblog: Zynga's Q4 Earnings

Zynga changes leadership team as CFO departs for Facebook

venturebeat.com
Source: Dean TakahashiZynga CEO Marc Pincus Zynga today announced some changes to its senior management team, including the departure of chief financial officer David Wehner for an executive post at Facebook. Mark Pincus (pictured), chief executive of the social gaming giant, reorganized the management team in a way that centralizes...
Zynga changes leadership team as CFO departs for Facebook

Zynga Retools Exec Team By Promoting From Within: Mark Vranesh Takes Over As CFO, David Ko As COO, Barry Cottle As CFO

techcrunch.com
Zynga today fought back against a slew of high-level departures, announcing a slate of new appointments to C-level and executive roles. In all of these new appointments, Zynga is promoting from within rather than bringing in executives from the outside — perhaps in a big to truly stabilize the company...
Zynga Retools Exec Team By Promoting From Within: Mark Vranesh Takes Over As CFO, David Ko As COO, Barry Cottle As CFO

First Zynga stock sell-off insider trading lawsuit filed

venturebeat.com
Soon after Zynga’s crash-and-burn quarter reduced its stock to the $3 level, five legal firms announced investigations into allegations of insider trading. The problem? As we reported before, Zynga executives and investors including CEO Marc Pincus sold over $500 million in stock just three months before. Pincus sold $200 million of Zynga...
First Zynga stock sell-off insider trading lawsuit filed

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

venturebeat.com
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

Seeking Experience With A Crash-And-Burn Share Price, Facebook Hires Zynga CFO David Wehner

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Zynga just reshuffled its management team, and one interesting departure is former CFO David Wehner who has left to “to pursue a senior finance position at Facebook”. He’ll bring along what he’s learned from Zynga’s cratered share price to aid Facebook CFO David Ebersman who was previously at Genentech whose stock sailed...
Seeking Experience With A Crash-And-Burn Share Price, Facebook Hires Zynga CFO David Wehner

Zynga lessens its Amazon dependency

gigaom.com
Zynga, the newly public company behind Farmville, Mafia Wars and other games played by gazillions of people, is relying far less on Amazon’s public cloud than it has in the past. On the company’s fourth quarter earnings call Tuesday, buried in the numbers about growth of daily active users, monthly...
Zynga lessens its Amazon dependency

Zynga Executive Defects to Facebook

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David Wehner, Zynga's finance chief, is leaving the troubled online game company to join Facebook....
Zynga Executive Defects to Facebook

In a High-Level Restructuring, Zynga Promotes David Ko and CFO Exits for Facebook

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Zynga has unveiled a new management team today after losing a number of high-level executives over the past few months as its stock price has plummeted. The restructuring includes appointing David Ko, the former chief mobile officer, to the position of Chief Operations Officer; Barry Cottle to the position Chief...
In a High-Level Restructuring, Zynga Promotes David Ko and CFO Exits for Facebook

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

techcrunch.com
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

Here Are The Zynga Insiders Who Cashed Out Just Before The Stock Crashed... (ZNGA)

www.businessinsider.com
In April, Zynga conducted a "secondary stock offering" in which insiders dumped 43 million shares of stock at $12 a share, raking in about $516 million. Yesterday, four months later, Zynga reported a horrible quarter, and the stock plunged to $3. In other words, Zynga insiders cashed out at exactly...
Here Are The Zynga Insiders Who Cashed Out Just Before The Stock Crashed... (ZNGA)

Check Out The Big Paydays Zynga's Top Executives Are About To Get (ZNGA)

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Zynga priced its secondary share offering today at $12, which will let some of its investors cash out of the company. In total, the company's insiders are offering around $515 million in additional shares. Bing Gordon, a huge investor in Zynga, is actually not cashing out in this share...
Check Out The Big Paydays Zynga's Top Executives Are About To Get (ZNGA)

Zynga CFO Dave Wehner Departs for Facebook As Social Gaming Company Shuffles Execs

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Wehner. (Photo: Zynga.) David Wehner is out at Zynga and David Ko is up, as the social gaming company shook up its C-suite in an announcement after stock markets closed. Mr. Wehner, who’s served as the company’s chief financial officer since coming over from investment bank Allen & Co. in...
Zynga CFO Dave Wehner Departs for Facebook As Social Gaming Company Shuffles Execs

Zynga execs, investment firms cash out before stock dives

www.electronista.com
Several Zynga senior executives reportedly sold stock in the company ahead of its unexpected $22.8 million net loss. Executives that sold stock include CEO Marc Pingus, CFO David Wehner, COO John Schappert, and general counsel Reginald Davis. In one quarter, Zynga stock fell from a high of $12 to a...
Zynga execs, investment firms cash out before stock dives

Kleiner's Doerr Joins Zynga Board of Directors

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After a tumultuous year of internal uncertainty and shaky investor confidence, Zynga is trying to get its groove back — starting from the very top. The social gaming company announced the appointment of John Doerr — longtime, well-respected Silicon Valley venture capitalist and general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield &...
Kleiner's Doerr Joins Zynga Board of Directors

Now David Ko Is Essentially Running Zynga (ZNGA)

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Zynga has reorganized yet again! David Ko, an executive who has championed Zynga's push into mobile and transformation of its Facebook-oriented franchises like FarmVille and Mafia Wars into multiplatform gaming experiences that cross both Web and mobile, has gotten another promotion in the process. In July, Ko, Zynga's chief mobile...
Now David Ko Is Essentially Running Zynga (ZNGA)

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

techcrunch.com
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

Zynga Loses the Deal Guy Behind Lady Gaga and Snoop Marketing Stunts

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After three and a half years at Zynga, Jonathan Flesher, VP of business development, has left the social games company, the latest in a string of resignations. Jonathan Flesher According to sources familiar with the move, Flesher’s last day was Nov. 9. He could not be reached for comment, but sources...
Zynga Loses the Deal Guy Behind Lady Gaga and Snoop Marketing Stunts

Struggling Zynga CFO leaves; three other executives shuffled

www.electronista.com
Beleaguered social game developer Zynga announced a wide range of executive ranges today. Headlining the changes, Chief Financial Officer David Wehner has departed and has been replaced by the company's top accounting executive Mark Vranesh. Wehner will fill a role at Facebook following his departure. Other changes include David Ko...
Struggling Zynga CFO leaves; three other executives shuffled
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