Mark Zuckerberg Gives the Signal for Facebook IPO: Facebook Goes Public. The creator and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has given the signal to the IPO social network ringing the bell to open Nasdaq from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park. Thus, Facebook opens for business market with an IPO that values the company at 104,000 million (82,090 million) and is now known as the third largest U.S. IPO.
Since early this year, much has been speculated on the possible flotation of the largest social network of the Internet, Facebook, and what day would be chosen by the team of Mark Zuckerberg for this great moment. After several dates shuffle finally confirmed on 18 May as the day for the debut on the Nasdaq social network.
Zuckerberg has not moved to New York to see how the company he founded in 2004 began his career in MLS. Surrounded by much of the Facebook team at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Mark Zuckerberg, without abandoning his particular style and dressed in sweatshirt and jeans, has waited patiently counting down and touched the bell which gave beginning to the start of trading Friday on Nasdaq.
Under the slogan “A more open and more connected” under the symbol Facebook and FB, the largest social network of the Internet began to go public at $ 38 per share. The total supply of Facebook is around 421.2 million of securities, allowing you to capture 18,400 million dollars (about 15,000 million euros). The network has decided to set the ceiling for the share price at 38 dollars (about 30 euros).
Facebook is the largest social network online with over 900 million users worldwide. In the case of Spain, last April a total of 17.5 million Spanish went to Facebook, spending almost five hours to share information, photos and connect with their friends. The fidelity of Spanish Internet Facebook is quite high, and that connect almost every day (21.5 times a month), according to Nielsen.