Facebook Launching IPO In Q1 2012, $100B Valuation Expected [CNBC Report]

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CNBC is confident that social network Facebook will officially launch their initial public offering (IPO) in Q1 2012 and the financial network is estimating a company valuation of $100 billion.

According to the network the site at the time of the IPO will have 500 private shareholders which will require the SEC to demand a public offering from the organization.

At this time Facebook shares have only been traded through private markets such as Sharespost.com

With approximately $2 billion in annual earnings a $100 billion valuation would mean a valuation of net times 50 years profit.

Here is CNBC’s coverage of the eventual Facebook IPO:

Do you think Facebook is worth $100 billion.

James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.


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