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Facebook IPO expected to face delays

Facebook IPO expected to face delays

The date for the Facebook IPO hasn’t even been made official yet, but already it’s being threatened by delays, according to sources familiar with the matter. CNBC reports that Zuckerberg and co have been so focused on acquisitions than they haven’t prepared themselves for the IPO. The current rumored date is May 17th, although these new developments mean it could happen towards the end of May.

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Facebook IPO tipped for May 17th

Facebook IPO tipped for May 17th

You know what’s cool? The Facebook IPO. New sources speaking to TechCrunch have indicated that the social networking company has set its sight on a May 17th date for its initial public offering. It's all dependent on if the SEC approves the paperwork Facebook filed not too long ago, of course. The new information falls in line with previous rumors that Facebook was aiming for a May date, and comes after the company asked firms to stop trading privately held shares.

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Facebook IPO’s biggest winner may be artist David Choe

Facebook IPO’s biggest winner may be artist David Choe

Back when Facebook was limited to its first couple of campuses here in the USA, artist David Choe was commissioned to paint their interiors in exchange for stock options instead of cash. As you can imagine, this was the correct choice made by the artist to choose the stocks and wait this long to cash them in, because instead of the "thousands" of dollars he would have gotten back in 2005 and 2007, he now has right around $200 million USD in stock value. That's some major cash for a fellow who, though he certainly isn't doing bad on his own, will be blowing this cash on some fabulous swag in the near future.

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Facebook IPO launched officially

Facebook IPO launched officially

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 the filing, its apparent that Facebook's current cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities totals in at $3,908,000,000 - that's a lot of bank. Similar numbers can be seen in working capital at $3,705,000,000 and total stockholders' equity at 4,899,000,000 - that being over 5 billion USD in pro form. Total assets, the biggest of the sets, sits at over 6 billion USD.

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Facebook IPO timing and filing with Morgan Stanley named

Facebook IPO timing and filing with Morgan Stanley named

The market is preparing itself for one of the largest IPO openings in recent memory with the launch of Facebook, the group today being said to be choosing Morgan Stanley to take the lead at the start. This Initial Public Offering is said to be setting Facebook up for 10 billion in raised funds. Four sources with knowledge of the matter speaking anonymously with Bloomberg have let them know that Facebook is likely to choose FB as their stock symbol with an opening after the close of U.S. markets today.

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Facebook IPO could see Zuckerberg reward 800m users

Facebook IPO could see Zuckerberg reward 800m users

Facebook's much-rumored IPO isn't enough for the tech industry; they want social network founder Mark Zuckerberg to throw in some of that old razzle dazzle with a tidbit to loyal users. Widely expected to be announced later today, the IPO will supposedly see Facebook attempt to raise as much as $10bn, with big investors tipped to flock to the coveted stock. Unfortunately, your average IPO doesn't hold much room for small investors to get a foot in the door.

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Facebook IPO filing as soon as next week

Facebook IPO filing as soon as next week

According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook could file its initial public offering as early as next week. The social network is currently being valued between $75 billion to $100 billion with Morgan Stanley close to winning the lead against rival Goldman Sachs as underwriter for the IPO.

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Facebook IPO tipped for May

Facebook IPO tipped for May

More IPO rumors are flying around for Facebook. It’s really only a matter of time until the social networking giant makes its IPO. So far, the company has used private funding and taken on other investors when they needed or wanting more loot to stock the coffers. The IPO rumor claims that the target date is late May.

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Facebook IPO Offering Could Top $100 Billion, Starts this Autumn

Facebook IPO Offering Could Top $100 Billion, Starts this Autumn

Get ready, stock market, cause' here comes Facebook. In a report from CNBC, the social networking site Facebook is said to be preparing documents that will lead to an Initial Public Offering of its company, a valuation of which could top $100 billion. That's a who heck of a lot of cash, says the Securities and Exchange Commission, their requirement for companies like Facebook to disclose financial information if they've got more than 500 private investors reportedly a big factor in Facebook timing their IPO in such a way.

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