April 19th, 2012

In the Procedure of Acquisition, Facebook Shows What its Worth

Earlier this month Facebook acquired the photo-sharing and manipulation service Instagram for $1 billion, according to reports, split 70-30 in stock and cash. From this number, The New York Times has extrapolated that Facebook is pegging its share value at $30 and corporate value at approximately $75 billion. However, The New York Times is also [...]

January 27th, 2012

Facebook to IPO Next Week?

Facebook may file for an initial public offering (IPO) as early as next week, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.Although the exact figure is far from certain, if Facebook went through with an IPO it could be worth somewhere between $75-$100 billion dollars. Should the social networking giant have a $100 billion valuation, it would [...]