Facebook, Inc.

Facebook, Inc.

Facebook, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2004

Headquarters

1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

25.1K

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.

Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Product Officer

Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

Manager, Product Support Operations

Co-Founder

Managing Partner

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Facebook, Inc.

Co-Founder at Netflix, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Officer & Office of the Chief Executive Officer at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Founder at The Thiel Foundation

Co-Founder at WhatsApp, Inc.

President Emeritus at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chairman & Managing Director at General Catalyst LLC

Paths to Facebook, Inc.
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
Facebook, Inc.
Owners & Shareholders
Details Hidden

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.

Details Hidden

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.

Details Hidden

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.

Recent Transactions
Details Hidden

Facebook, Inc. purchases Confirm, Inc. from Rho Ventures, Zelkova Ventures LLC, Cava Capital LLC, Accomplice LLC

Details Hidden

General Motors Company purchases Strobe, Inc. from Facebook, Inc.

Details Hidden

Facebook, Inc. purchases Jack Mobile, Inc. from Battery Ventures

Insider Transactions
Details Hidden
Details Hidden
Details Hidden
Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onFacebook, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock

Legal Advisor

Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases WhatsApp, Inc. from Sequoia Capital

Associate

Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

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

Chair, Litigation Department at Cooley LLP

Clients

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide online, PC, console, handheld and mobile game publisher with leading market positions across every major category of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry. Activision Blizzard's portfolio includes best-selling video games such as Call of Duty® as well as Spider-Man™, X-Men™, James Bond™ and TRANSFORMERS™, leading franchises such as Spyro™ and Blizzard Entertainment's® StarCraft®, Diablo®, and Warcraft® franchises including the global #1 subscription-based massively multi-player online role-playing game, World of Warcraft®. Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, India, China, South Korea and the region of Taiwan

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games, which include CityVille, Zynga Poker, Draw Something, Hidden Chronicles, FarmVille, CastleVille, Words With Friends, Empires & Allies, Scramble With Friends, Café World, The Pioneer Trail, Indiana Jones™ Adventure World and Mafia Wars. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. Through Zynga.org, Zynga players have raised more than $10 million for world social causes.

Guided by our founders, Patricia R. Miller and Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, Vera Bradley has earned a reputation as a leader in the gift industry. Creating stylish quilted cotton luggage, handbags and accessories, the company combines smart product designs with distinctive and colorful fabrics and trims. The Vera Bradley story is a testimony to the American Dream. While on vacation in March of 1982, Patricia and Barbara were awaiting a flight in Atlanta when they noticed a definite lack of feminine-looking luggage. The longtime friends wasted no time in correcting this situation. Within weeks, these dynamic women had created a company, named after Barbara's mother, capable of marketing and manufacturing their cleverly designed products. The demand for these unique handbags and luggage items has grown and so has Vera Bradley, which is now nationally and internationally recognized. For over 20 years, Vera Bradley has had a loyal following of customers who not only look forward to our lovely new fabrics and styles that are introduced each season, but who also appreciate the function and quality that is synonymous with our name.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$484B
Total Enterprise Value
$480B
Earnings Per Share
$5.39
Revenue
$40.7B
Net Profit
$15.9B
EBITDA
$23.2B
EBITDAMargin
57.14%
Total Debt
$0
Total Equity
$74.3B
Enterprise Value Sales
11.8x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
20.66x
TEVNet Income
30.14x
Debt TEV
0x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
48.29%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
51.53%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$5,000 - $10K
2016
$30K +
2015
$25K - $50K
2015
Investors
Details Hidden

Former Chief Executive Officer at Zenefits

Details Hidden
Details Hidden

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a financial services holding company, which engages in the provision of investment management services through its subsidiaries. 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.

Suppliers
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. 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.

CoreSite Realty Corp. 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.

Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc 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.

Competitors
Alphabet, Inc. 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 Fortune Magazine
Rank #157
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine