Facebook Gearing Up For $100+ Billion IPO in 2012

Must Read

Free Netflix in India: A Result of Slow Growth In Q3 2020?

Netflix is testing a new strategy that could lead to free Netflix in India. The online streaming...

Jio Pages: The Indian Browser Reliance Is Betting On Now!

Looks like Reliance wants to establish Jio as a synonym of technology. After launching a fleet of...

Tesla First Cancels Return Policy And Now Cuts Warranty Period

Just last week Elon Musk surprised everyone by cutting the price of Tesla Model S twice in...

Trust, it didn’t surprise me much as it was inevitable and Facebook is also heading towards the wall in respect to hold their financials close to heart. But what has really stunned me is whopping $100 billion IPO value! Facebook is aiming S -1 filing by end of this year which will lead to an IPO by early next year, says CNBC.

Though, considering current financial scenario of Facebook in private market this is apparently not be a challenge Facebook need to be worry about. Last week, Facebook valuation stood close to $85 billion in private market and by the time company will hit the floor for IPO, $100+ billion target could easily be revised on higher side – if the growth of Facebook will remain constant for next two quarters.

There are close to 685 million users associated with Facebook roughly and its expected that company will achieve 1 billion user mark by end of 2011. However, based upon last week’s analysis on Facebook penetration in U.S., which claims the downfall, the party time may get postponed for a quarter or two.

Advertisements

It was July 2010 when news about possible Facebook IPO initiative surfaced first time ever. Later, in order to buy gain more confidence towards revenue and improve user base, Mark Zuckerbeg postponed the IPO for 2012.

This time Mark will not be having any further bandwidth to further postponed or do any changes due to the act known as “the 500 rule”. As per the Security and Exchange rule 500, any company which hits the 500 investors mark, will have to open its financial every quarter to Security and Exchange Commission, just as public companies do. And it’s again expected that Facebook will hit 500 investors figure by end of this year.

At the time when market is powering with the fresh rounds of investments, people are again turning back to share market and a recent IPO of LinkedIn has already witnessed the marvelous success, it makes all sense for Facebook to go for IPO with maximum paybacks.

At this time, I am recalling the statement from Hollifield who works with a venture capital firm “There’s definitely the market demand and appetite for a very successful IPO and Facebook’s IPO is going to be a huge watershed for the whole Valley.”

6 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Advertisements

Latest News

Mobile Internet Speed In India: From Bad To Worse [REPORT]

Languishing. And la…g…g…i…n…g. The sorry state of the desi internet in India. In a...

Google Boots Out 3 Immensely Popular Android Apps from Play Store: Questions About Content Policing Resurface

With such a flourishing wilderness of Android apps on the Google Play Store, there is every likelihood of encountering something seemingly innocuous...

Reliance Future Group Deal In The Soup: SIAC Orders To Put The Deal On Hold

When Reliance agreed to acquire Future Group for $3.4 billion, recently, the share of Reliance Industries Limited rallied on the stock market....

Can Facebook Be Trusted For Newly Announced Hosting and Shopping Services?

Every coin has two sides. For Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the positive side says that it has launched interesting, new features to further...

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Gather Online

Tech shows; we all know them, love them, and wish we could get to them. Unfortunately, that's not always possible. Or is...

Flipkart, Amazon Hurtle To Secure Their Slice in Aditya Birla Fashion

The battle conch for the festive season has already been blown. Now in a bid to take control of a new frontier,...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter,...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one...

More Articles Like This