China and the stock market are not a priority for Facebook
Facebook is in no hurry to set up in China, according to its CEO interviewed by the American channel PBS. Mark Zuckerberg believes that "there is still so much room to grow in many other countries, it simply is not the first thing that concerns us." If Facebook is not yet available in China, "is the choice of government" in Beijing, said the director of operations Sheryl Sandberg who attended the same program, but the social network it has developed over time . Similarly, while acknowledging that it is necessary, Mark Zuckerberg has set no deadline for the IPO of the group. The U.S. media, they evoke early 2012.
between the stock market
The action of the U.S. site Groupon gained 49.75% during the first exchange in the New York Stock Exchange on November 4. At 2:50 p.m. (GMT), the title was worth $ 29.95 on Nasdaq. This is the second largest IPO transaction for a U.S. Internet company after Google's in 2004. The introduction of the site group purchasing online was highly anticipated and allowed him to raise $ 700 million (510 million), while it posted a net loss of 308.1 million dollars (223 , 8 million) for the first nine months of the year.
Groupon delay its IPO
The U.S. site group purchasing online Groupon, who announced early in June its intention to go public, "re-evaluate the timing" of this operation and has canceled a promotional tour of his future listing, according to the Wall Street Journal. The motid mentioned on the "market volatility". The example of the Internet radio site Pandora and the Chinese Tudou videos, which have plunged during the day or the day after their IPO this summer, appears to encourage high-tech sector to be cautious. Thus, according to CNBC, the IPO of the online gaming company Zynga announced in early July, could be postponed to the end of the year or even 2012.