January 13, 2012
Pundits predict that Facebook will file its IPO between April and June, reports Mashable.
The infographic below, created by Accounting Degree Online, deconstructs Facebook’s projected $100 billion valuation and how much each of the main players will likely be getting. Mashable reports Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will earn around $25 billion and control 24 percent of the company. Others reaping a big chunk of the IPO pot will likely include co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder Eduardo Saverin, co-founder Chris Hughes and Sean Parker, Napster co-founder who owns 4 percent of the social network.
Facebook’s IPO will be the largest ever by a tech company — six times that of Google’s, according to Accounting Degree Online. In comparison, check out the public valuation of Disney ($61 billion), Amazon ($88.3 billion) and McDonald’s ($95.6 billion).