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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Facebook is sought after by private enterprise stock


April 10 morning news, according to foreign media reports, private equity transactions SecondMarket volume of transactions in March of this year almost doubled to achieve the chain, from February's 43.8 million U.S. dollars up to March of 70 million U.S. dollars. It also hit the company's history, the highest monthly trading volume record.

SecondMarket volume of transactions in March this year, 41% of Facebook's stock, in January this year, and up to 48%. Facebook stock currently trading at SecondMarket price up to 40 dollars per share, the basis of this calculation, Facebook's market value of about 17.6 billion U.S. dollars. Although the valuation is so high, Facebook founder and CEO Makezhake Berg (Mark Zuckerberg) has said many times, do not rush to IPO (initial public offering).

Health effects of the company in March of this year, MedeAnalytics in SecondMarket transactions in the accounting for up to 14%, the professional networking site LinkedIn, 10%, social game developers Zynga 7%, and micro-blog Twitter and 4% of each security company LifeLock. SecondMarket volume of transactions in March this year, mainly in consumer goods and services (72%), media and entertainment (14%) and IT services (14%), three major areas.

The failure to complete the transaction, the buyer wants to buy a third of Facebook shares, followed by the Twitter (6%), LinkedIn (5%) and Craigslist (4%). The majority come from the seller's former employees start businesses, but the ratio of active employees and investors also increased.
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