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Ever Wondered Who Really Owns Facebook? (GS)

Ever Wondered Who Really Owns Facebook? GS

In a report focusing on the Internet and social media, Wedbush discusses the value of Facebook (which has surged above $70 billion), rumors of a Facebook-branded phone, and the success of Zynga's Cityville.

Among the facts and theories is an interesting graph that outlines the owners of Facebook.

“Wait, I thought Mark Zuckerberg owned Facebook?”

Yes, he does. He owns approximately 24% of the company, which amounts to $12 billion of its worth.

The remaining ownership is as follows:

Facebook Staff: ~30% (or $15 billion)

Dustin Moskovitz: ~6% (or $3 billion)

Sean Parker: ~4% (or $2 billion)

Eduardo Saverin: ~5% (or $2.5 billion)

Digital Sky Technologies: ~10% (or $5 billion)

Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS): ~0.8% (or $400 million)

Goldman Sachs' clients: ~3% (or $1.5 billion)

Greylock Partners: ~1.5% (or $750 million)

Meritech Capital Ventures: ~1.5% (or $750 million)

Peter Thiel: ~3% (or $1.5 billion)

Bono: ~1.5% (or $750 million)

Other Investors: ~9.7% (or $4.85 billion)

Posted-In: Bono CityVille Digital Sky Technologies dustin moskovitz Eduardo Saverin Facebook Goldman SachsAnalyst Ratings


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