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Investors who sold stock in Facebook IPO

Source : AP
Last Updated: Thu, Sep 06, 2012 15:16 hrs

of its shares in its initial public stock offering in May. Another 241.2 million came from existing stockholders, including the company's earliest investors and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Except for Zuckerberg, those stockholders were eligible to sell additional shares — up to 271 million combined — starting last month. Rank-and-file employees can start selling stock they own on Oct. 29. Zuckerberg had been eligible in November, but he has no plans to sell any stock over the next year.

Here's a look at early Facebook Inc. investors who participated in the IPO:

— Mark Zuckerberg

Number of shares sold in IPO: 30.2 million at $38 each.

— James Breyer and Accel Partners, where he's a partner

Year invested in Facebook: 2005

Number of shares sold in IPO: 57.7 million at $38 each.

— Peter Thiel, managing partner at The Founders Fund and PayPal co-founder

Year invested in Facebook: 2004

Amount invested: $500,000

Number of shares sold in IPO: 16.8 million at $38 each.

Number of shares sold after lock-up expiration on Aug. 16: about 20 million at $19.27 to $20.69 each on Aug. 16 and 17.

— DST Global Ltd. and affiliates, a London-based investment firm focused on Internet companies, founded by Russian investor Yuri Milner

Year invested in Facebook: 2009 and late 2010

Number of shares sold in IPO: 45.7 million at $38 each.

— Goldman Sachs and affiliates, investment bank and one of the IPO's underwriters

Year invested in Facebook: 2011

Number of shares sold in IPO: 24.3 million at $38 each.

— Elevation Partners, private equity firm focused on media and technology and affiliates

Year invested in Facebook: Undisclosed

Number of shares sold in IPO: 4.6 million at $38 each.

— Greylock Partners, Silicon Valley venture capital firm and affiliates

Year invested in Facebook: 2006

Number of shares sold in IPO: 7.6 million at $38 each.

— Mail.ru Group Ltd., Russian Internet company

Year invested in Facebook: 2009

Number of shares sold in IPO: 19.6 million at $38 each.

— Mark Pincus, Zynga Inc. CEO

Year invested in Facebook: 2004

Number of shares sold in IPO: 1 million at $38 each.

— Meritech Capital Partners, venture capital firm focused on late-stage investments

Year invested in Facebook: 2006

Number of shares sold in IPO: 7 million at $38 each.

— Microsoft Corp.

Year invested in Facebook: 2007

Amount invested: $240 million

Number of shares sold in IPO: 6.6 million at $38 each.

— Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn Corp. and affiliates

Year invested in Facebook: 2004

Number of shares sold in IPO: 942,784 at $38 each.

— Tiger Global Management, New York-based investment firm

Year invested in Facebook: Undisclosed

Number of shares sold in IPO: 19.1 million at $38 each.

— Other, smaller stockholders are offered another 76,635 shares at $38 each.

Source: Facebook Inc. and Associated Press research




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