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Friday, January 7, 2011

Facebook valuation price


50 billion U.S. dollars valuation for Facebook is the latest round of investors is not a risk? Xie Wen said: Goldman Sachs, this wave of investors, "just wait a few money."

Xie Wen compared to take China's Tencent, Tencent not repeat users more than 300 million (Note: registered users more than 10 million, while over 100 million online users.) The January 6 to a Goldman Sachs said to the customer's file, Facebook active users per month more than 6 billion. The current market value of more than 330 billion Hong Kong dollars Tencent, is 430 billion dollars, this simple comparison, Facebook's valuation but also the high go?

Advisory President Lubbe hope is hope that the more alarming is the growth rate. July 2010, Facebook has just announced that active users exceeded 500 million mark.

According to foreign media reports, Goldman Sachs started from January 6 to express way to send 101 to the client's private placement memorandum documents. The show, Facebook 2009 annual revenue of 777 million, profit of 2 billion U.S. dollars. 2010, 9 months time, Facebook's net profit was 3.55 billion, revenue of 1.2 billion. Some analysts expected, Facebook's revenue this year is expected to reach 20 billion U.S. dollars.

Xie Wen said, Facebook users have three-quarters of all overseas users, an increase at an alarming rate, users are linked to more than half of online users on a very long time.

Marketing consulting company data provided by comScore Inc, the world's Internet users now have a month's time to put Facebook out Google's more than the sum of all the sites.

Xie Wen said that the average valuation of 50 billion U.S. dollars to 100 dollars per user, however, while Facebook is in the hands of the user information, including: Who are you, what do you do, what you like and so on. Advertisers like Sony VGP-BPS8 battery and Sony VGP-BPS9 battery can use this information to sell to these users a wide variety of commodities, and precise positioning.

MarketWatch columnist Ya Lanzi that "it is easy to achieve this goal", if you want to get a 20% annual return, Facebook must come up 10 billion U.S. dollars per year in net income, that is, who earn $ 20 per user, or In each user spent on the Internet make 7.1 cents per hour.

Xie Wen said that investors in each round of Facebook entry, have questioned said the valuation is too high, but investors have made money each round, including Microsoft, including Li Ka-shing.

October 2007, Microsoft acquired Facebook1.6% stake in its valuation of 150 billion U.S. dollars, the amount of investment about 2.4 billion U.S. dollars, now Microsoft still holds a 1.3% stake, worth $ 650,000,000. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing in March 2008 subsequent to the Facebook investment of more than 1 billion U.S. dollars, with 0.75% shares, currently worth 375 million U.S. dollars. In 2009, DST to 2 million U.S. dollars investment Facebook, get 2% of the laptop battery shares, currently worth 10 billion dollars. $ 1,000,000,000 in 2006 offer to acquire Yahoo, Facebook, by its refusal.

To be determined!