Facebook Inc. sold 180 million of its shares in its initial public stock offering. Another 241.2 million came from existing stockholders, including the company’s earliest investors and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The IPO sold at $38 per share, generating $6.8 billion for Facebook and $9.2 billion, collectively, for existing stockholders.
Here’s a look at early Facebook Inc. investors who sold stock in the IPO, how much money they gained and how many shares they still own. Most of the social network’s early funders never publicly disclosed how much they invested in the company.
Number of shares sold: 30.2 million
Value: $1.15 billion
Number of shares still owned: 503.6 million
Year invested in Facebook: 2005
Number of shares sold: 49 million
Value: $1.86 billion
Number of shares still owned: 152.3 million
Year invested in Facebook: 2004View Entire Story
By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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