Facebook To Go Public, IPO in April or June 2012 – Advantages And Disadvantages
Facebook IPO – World’s number one social networking site and world’s # 2 ranked website(alexa) in terms of traffic is about to go Public. According to a report from Wall Street Journal, Facebook will make its long-anticipated move to go public between April and June 2012. Facebook’s CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg has in the past publicly expressed reluctance to do an IPO. And he has opted to keep Facebook private longer than many suspected he would.
Facebook is planning to raise $10 Billion in IPO which will value facebook more than $100 billion. If realized, the valuation would make Facebook’s IPO one of the largest in history — more than four times as big as Google’s $23 billion IPO in 2004. Check out 10 Biggest IPOs in History. If the company goes public there will be some advantages and some disadvantages to Facebook.
- Increase in Capital.
- Facebook will increase the number of servers around the world.
- It will recruit more employees.
- Penetration to show more ads.
- Lack of user interference quality may be there.