Facebook has recently had a valuation of $50 Billion USD after Goldman Sachs invested in the company.
So who actually owns Facebook? Interestingly enough Mark Zuckerberg, his Facebook staff, and Co-Founders still own over 60% of the company.
Here is the breakdown:
Facebook staff: 30%
Co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg: 24%
Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz: 6%
Co-founder Eduardo Saverin: 5%
Napster’s Sean Parker, Founding President of Facebook: 4%
Digital Sky Technologies, a Russian investment firm: ~10%
Goldman Sachs: ~0.8%
Goldman Sachs’ clients: ~3%
Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm: ~1.5%
Meritech Capital Partners: ~1.5%
Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and Clarium Capital president: ~3%
Elevation Partners (that’s U2?s Bono among others): ~1.5%
Other investors: ~9.7%
Not specifically included in the infographic are Microsoft’s 1.6% stake, Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing’s 0.8%, TriplePoint Capital (though as a debt provider they own nothing), and Accel Partners’ investment.
Thank you socialmedianews.com.au