Facebook Said to File for IPO Next Week

Facebook Inc., the largest social- networking site, may file for its initial public offering on Feb. 1 and is close to hiring Morgan Stanley to handle the deal, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people. The company is … Read More


Facebook IPO Filing Slated for Next Week (Report)

Could it be that Facebook is really, truly going to file its initial public offering next week? Papers for the IPO may be filed as early as next Wednesday, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Citing people familiar with the matter … Read More


Facebook poised for IPO

The IPO of 2012 is almost here. Facebook is set to file to for its initial public offering as early as Wednesday, which may fetch a valuation as high as $100 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. Assuming the report is accurate, it … Read More


Facebook reportedly suspends share trading ahead of IPO

Facebook Inc. has reportedly frozen the trading of its shares on secondary markets through Friday, a move that might be made in preparation for the company’s expected initial public offering. Buy and sell orders can be made, but the world’s … Read More


Facebook Readies IPO Filing for Next Week

A Facebook spokesman declined to comment. A Morgan Stanley spokesman also declined to comment. The race to lead the management of the company’s IPO has been one of the most competitive contests on Wall Street in the past year. For investment … Read More


Is Facebook IPO Nearing? Secondary Trading in Shares Ended

Facebook’s lawyers have advised the social networking giant to stop trading shares on private exchanges, which could foreshadow the company’s long-awaited initial public offering. While outsiders currently can’t buy shares of the Palo Alto, Calif. Read More


With IPO In Sight, Facebook Shares Still Trading

As SecondMarket Passes $1 Billion In Deals, Who’s Next After Facebook? Tomio Geron Forbes Staff GSV Capital Investment Values Facebook At $70 Billion Tomio Geron Forbes Staff Rumors are swirling about a halt or even longer-term end to the … Read More


Facebook IPO: Morgan Stanley Close To Reeling In A Giant ‘Like’

The battle to be Facebook’s lead underwriter has been as closely watched as Oscar nominations this past year, though a win is much, much more lucrative than just a gold statue. This afternoon our colleagues in WSJ are reporting Morgan Stanley … Read More


Investors clamor for Facebook’s IPO

Beyond minting an estimated 1,000 new millionaires at the company, Facebook’s initial public stock offering could provide a huge boost to Wall Street investment banks sorely in need of a hot stock to excite investors. The right to manage the IPO … Read More


Report: Facebook IPO filing could come next week

Facebook could file regulatory papers as early as Wednesday for its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, according to a newspaper report. Facebook’s expected launch as a publicly traded company is the most hotly anticipated tech IPO in more … Read More