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Top 10 internet IPO’s
May 28, 2012Posted by on
With the Facebook IPO, it’s always good to remember another processes involving business in this area.
Facebook started the emission of the shares with US$ 16 billion and so it was the biggest IPO from all and today the company values US$ 104 billion in only a few days in the market. Google is another company that started well, not as Facebook, but really well too in 2004, when this market was valorized but not as it is today. The biggest mission of Zuckerberg is to surpass Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the first place of the investments ranking. The website started the IPO with only U$ 1.6 billion selling their shares for U$ 85 and today they are valuing U$ 600. The variation was of about +632%, the best in the list.
Another good IPO in the area was from Yandex in 2011. It’s the Google from Russia and so in the beggining they were valuated in U$1,304 billion, the variation of the IPO was of -16% but continues really strong, also showing the power of the emergents in many areas. The Infonet Services is the third most valuable IPO, in the year of 1999, of about U$1,077 billion. The enterprise was bought by BT Group and so got out from the markets in 200 countries.
Shanda Games is the forth with the value of US$1,044 billion in 2009. The variation was of -64,9% and is one of the meaning enterprises in this are in China the shares are in Nasdaq. Zynga also had a good development in the IPO in 2011, of US$ 1 billion. The enterprise lost a little bit and the shares falled down 5% in the first trade, what was a deception, but stills there untill today.
Giant Interactive started with one IPO of US$ 887 million in 2007, the variation was of -68,9% and is not going really well in the market. Renren INC started in 2002 with the value of US$ 743 million in 2011 and with the variation of -55,4% with more than 117 million of users in China. Groupon is also a highlight, with one IPO of US$700 million in 2011 they had a variation of -38,5%, and even starting with an appreciation of 50% they value less then in the first day. And, at last, Orbitz Worldwide got in the market in 2011 with one US$510 million IPO and a variation of -77,4%.