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Facebook, Inc.

OVERVIEW

Date Founded
2004
Headquarters
1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, Ca, 94025, USA
Type of Company
Public
Employees (Worldwide)
17K
Industries
Internet Software & Services

IT Consulting & Services
Company Description
Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.
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Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Product Officer

Chief Security Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

Manager, Product Support Operations

Co-Founder

Chief Creative Officer
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Board of Directors


Co-Founder at Facebook, Inc.

Co-Founder at Campaign to Fix the Debt

Co-Founder at Netflix, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Co-Founder at WhatsApp, Inc.
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Owners & Shareholders

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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.
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Fidelity Management & Research Co.'s (FMR) investment approach is based on a rigorous, fundamental, bottom-up stock selection process. The firm seeks to identify and invest in the stocks of companies with the potential for long-term capital appreciation or companies with hidden or unrealized value.FMR uses a wide variety of investment strategies in managing client assets, including, but not limited to, investments in: stocks and other equity securities; stocks with growth or value characteristics; bonds and other debt securities and repurchase agreements for those securities; and real estate related investments. The firm may participate in short sales, margin transactions, and option writing, including covered options, uncovered options or spreading strategies. FMR invests in US and non-US issuers, including issuers in emerging or frontier markets. They invest in companies with small, medium and large market capitalizations. Investments are allocated across different asset classes, market sectors, maturities, countries, and regions. Investments may be made in the securities of companies engaged in particular industries or market sectors and in a combination of underlying Fidelity funds.Margin may be required in connection with certain client futures and options transactions or in connection with short sales. FMR does not engage in the purchase of securities on margin, except in connection with the clearance and settlement of securities transactions.FMR may engage in swap transactions and swaptions, including interest rate, total return and credit default; written covered call options; and futures transactions, currency spot and forward trading and other currency related derivatives. In addition, FMR may engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.
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BlackRock Fund Advisors offers active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and asset classes. The firm's products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares (ETFs) and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock Fund Advisors also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions.
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SSgA Funds Management (SSgA FM) uses quantitative methods, as well as an industry-specific bottom-up investment approach to select stocks. The firm's mutual funds and institutional portfolios follow the same management style. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. cash and real estate. ^The firm's Active, Enhanced & Passive are designed to outperform relative to benchmarks while maintaining appropriate risk exposure. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies.SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies seek to meet clients’ objectives by controlling risk, while diversifying sources of excess return. The firm offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The strategies typically use a stratified sampling methodology to build portfolios with the same characteristics as the index using quantitative and fundamental methods.^SSgA FM's cash strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities.SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seeks to position assets among major investment categories. The goal is to manage risk and enhance returns.SSgA FM is an advisor to funds that employ both passive and actively managed REITs investing strategies. They also offer direct real estate investment strategies.SSgA FM is an advisor to a fund that employs senior loan investing strategies. An unaffiliated sub-advisor directs the investments of the fund. SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The managed futures strategy seeks to capture returns tied to global macroeconomic trends in the commodity futures markets, taking both long and short positions. The fixed income strategy is designed to generate interest income and capital appreciation to add diversification to the returns generated by the managed futures strategy.SSgA FM's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research. The strategies make direct or co-investments across sectors, as well as fund investments.
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T. Rowe Price Associates' investment approach is based on the belief that fundamental proprietary research drives value-added, active investment management. The firm maintains a global research platform that includes interconnected teams of research analysts. Their strategy begins with bottom-up analysis. T. Rowe Price uses both qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate investment opportunities. Portfolios are created with a commitment to diversification and a strict attention to valuation appropriate to the chosen investment universe.For their institutional clients, T. Rowe Price Associates maintains multiple active management strategies in equity and fixed-income asset classes. These strategies include: (1) US, global, and international equity mandates including small-, mid- and large-cap, growth, value and core, index-enhanced, as well as sector-specific equity mandates and (2) US, global and international fixed-income mandates including active taxable (core plus, core, enhanced bond), cash management, short-term, high yield, global, emerging markets, municipal and sector-specific fixed-income mandates. In addition, the firm's Private Asset management Group provides balanced, equity and fixed-income investment management services to meet the needs of individuals, trusts, endowments, foundations, institutions, retirement plans and IRAs and other entities.
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Insider Transactions

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Member, Board of Directors
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Chief Technology Officer
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Chief Product Officer
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Chief Operating Officer
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Recent Transactions

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General Motors Company purchases Strobe, Inc. from Facebook, Inc.
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Facebook, Inc. purchases Jack Mobile, Inc. from Battery Ventures
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Facebook, Inc. purchases fayteq AG from bm-t beteiligungsmanagement thüringen GmbH
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Facebook, Inc. purchases Ozlo, Inc. from Battery Ventures, Greylock Partners, AME Cloud Ventures, Amino Capital Management Co. Llc
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Facebook, Inc. purchases Source3, Inc. from Rugged Ventures LLC, Correlation Management LLC, Contour Venture Partners, Western Technology Investment, Crosslink Capital, Inc. (Venture Capital), The Spark Investment, 645 Ventures Management LLC
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Transaction Advisors

Companies ▾
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Advised on Facebook, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock
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Advised on Facebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.
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Advised on Facebook, Inc. purchases WhatsApp, Inc. from Sequoia Capital
Manager
Advised on Facebook, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock
Manager
Advised on Facebook, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock
People ▾
Associate
Advised on Facebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.
Legal Advisor
Advised on Facebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.
Legal Advisor
Advised on Facebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.
Legal Advisor
Advised on Facebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.
Legal Advisor
Advised on Facebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.
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Advisors & Consultants

People ▾
Legal Advisor

Partner at Fenwick & West LLP
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Co-Chair, Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, Antitrust & Competition Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Legal Advisor

Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC
Legal Advisor

Chair, Litigation Department at Cooley LLP
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Clients

Companies ▾
   Deerfield, IL
Mondelez International, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of snack food and beverage products. The company operates its business through following segments: Latin America; Asia, Middle East, and Africa; Europe; and North America. Its products include beverages, biscuits, meals, chocolate, and gum and candy. Its brands include but not limited to Nabisco, Oreo, and LU biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Milka chocolates; and Trident gum. Mondelez International was founded by James Lewis Kraft in 1903 is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.
   Taguig, MM
Globe Telecom, Inc. engages in the provision of telecommunications services. It offers digital mobile communications, fixed line communications, and broadband services. It operates through the Mobile Communication Services and Wireline Communication Services segments. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Taguig, Philippines.
   Mclean, Virginia
TEGNA, Inc. is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses which provides content that matters and brands that deliver. It operates through Media, and Digital segments. The Media segment is refers to the sale of advertising time on the television stations. The Digital segment is consist of Cars.com; CareerBuilder; and G/O Digital businesses. The company was founded by Frank E. Gannett in 1906 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.
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Key Stats and Financials as of 2016

Market Capitalization
$528B
Total Enterprise Value
$307B
Earnings Per Share
$3.49
Revenue
$27.6B
Net Profit
$10.2B
EBITDA
$14.8B
EBITDAMargin
53.68%
Total Debt
$0
Total Equity
$59.2B
Enterprise Value Sales
11.11x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
20.7x
TEVNet Income
30.14x
Debt TEV
0x
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
49.42%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
51.99%
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Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2016
Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and boldSM through life-changing programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained, mentoring professionals in a positive all-girl environment equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. The network of local Girls Inc. nonprofit organizations serves 136,000 girls ages 6 - 18 annually across the United States and Canada.
$30K +
2015
CANOPY PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL, TREE CARE AND PLANTING PROGRAMS TO PALO ALTO AND NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES.
$25K - $50K
2015
Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and boldSM through life-changing programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained, mentoring professionals in a positive all-girl environment equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. The network of local Girls Inc. nonprofit organizations serves 136,000 girls ages 6 - 18 annually across the United States and Canada.
$50K +
2015
The Dallas Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC) strives to improve the lives of abused children in Dallas County and to provide national leadership on child abuse issues. DCAC coordinates the investigation and prosecution of the most severe cases of child abuse in the community. DCAC houses the Child Abuse Unit of the Dallas Police Department, five units of CPS, and an Assistant District Attorney.
$5,000 - $10K
2014
CANOPY PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL, TREE CARE AND PLANTING PROGRAMS TO PALO ALTO AND NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES.
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Political Donations

$2,500
2014
Representative from California's 34th Congressional District
$1,000
2014
Representative from California's 14th Congressional District
$500
2014
Representative from Connecticut's 4th Congressional District
$500
2014
Representative from California's 28th Congressional District
$1,000
2014
Representative from California's 22nd Congressional District
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Investors

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T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a financial services holding company, which engages in the provision of investment advisory services. It provides an array of company sponsored U.S. mutual funds, other sponsored pooled investment vehicles, subadvisory services, separate account management, recordkeeping, and related services to individuals, advisors, institutions, financial intermediaries, and retirement plan sponsors. The company was founded by Thomas Rowe Price Jr. in 1937 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.
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Author at Random House LLC
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President at Philo, Inc.
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Co-Founder at Asana, Inc.
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Suppliers

   Consumer Services    Washington, DC
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. The Company's data centers are highly specialized, secure, network-neutral facilities used primarily by national and international Internet and enterprise companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. Well known industry leaders, including Microsoft, Yahoo! and Facebook, entrust DFT to provide continuous power and cooling to their computer servers and network equipment that support their critical business processes. Our Clients recognize the valued business partnership afforded to them when leasing computing space with us. The combination of our robust data center designs and our superior operating methods carried out by our seasoned, experienced Operations staff, provides our Clients with the optimum data center experience. This allows our Clients to focus on their core competencies while leveraging DFT’s expertise in the design and operation of the data center infrastructure.
   IT Consulting & Services    Denver, CO
CoreSite is rooted in interconnection. We began in 2001 operating two of the world's most densely connected, carrier-neutral data centers: One Wilshire in Los Angeles and 55 S. Market Street in San Jose, California, home to the original MAE West. Now publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: COR), CoreSite supports more than 750 customers across 14 data centers in nine major U.S. markets. The needs of our customers continue to evolve with innovation in applications and changing end-user demand, creating a need for more than just colocation. CoreSite delivers flexible, scalable, and customer-focused data center and interconnection services that facilitate your company's growth.
   Other Business & Consulting Services    London, GL
Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc provides communications services. The company includes agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. Next Fifteen Communications Group was founded by Thomas W. Lewis and Mark Adams on August 12, 1981 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
   Real Estate Investment Trusts    San Francisco, CA
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. It owns, acquires, develops and manages technology related real estate. The company conducts its business and owns its assets through Digital Realty Trust L.P. Its solutions include turn-key datacenters, digital consulting services, build to suit datacenters, buy to suit /sale leaseback datacenters, powered base buildings and critical facilities management. Digital Realty Trust was founded on March 9, 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
   Internet Software & Services    Wilmington, DE
MicroStrategy, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and sales of software platform through licensing arrangements and cloud-based subscriptions and related services. Its products provide access via clients, servers, drivers, gateways, and applications. The company was founded by Michael J. Saylor and Sanju Bansal on November 17, 1989 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.
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Competitors

   Computer Software    Mountain View, California
Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as Search, Ads, Commerce, Maps, YouTube, Apps, Cloud, Android, Chrome, Google Play as well as hardware products, such as Chromecast, Chromebooks and Nexus. The Other Bets segment includes businesses such as Access or Google Fiber, Calico, Nest, Verily, GV, Google Capital, X, and other initiatives. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Awards & Honors

Rank #157
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by
Rank #157
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
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