Key Developments: Facebook Inc (FB.O)

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Facebook Inc gives Q4 2014 revenue guidance in line with analysts' estimates - Conference Call
Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 05:00pm EDT 

Facebook Inc:Expects total revenue in Q4 2014 to grow in the range of 40pct to 47pct versus the same quarter of last year.Reported revenue of $2.585 billion in Q4 2013.Q4 2014 revenue of $3.739 billion - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Facebook Inc completes acquisition of WhatsApp Inc - Form 8-K
Monday, 6 Oct 2014 09:01am EDT 

Facebook Inc:Says on Oct. 6, the company completed its previously announced acquisition of WhatsApp Inc.Pursuant to the terms of an agreement and plan of merger and reorganization dated as of Feb. 19, with Rhodium Acquisition Sub II, Inc., a subsidiary of the company (Acquirer), Rhodium Merger Sub, Inc., a subsidiary of Acquirer, WhatsApp, and Fortis Advisors LLC, as the stockholders' agent.Says the acquisition was accomplished by the merger of Merger Sub with and into WhatsApp (the First Merger), and upon consummation of the First Merger, Merger Sub ceased to exist and WhatsApp became a wholly owned subsidiary of Acquirer.The surviving corporation of the First Merger then merged with and into Acquirer, which will continue to exist as a wholly owned (in part directly and in part indirectly) subsidiary of the Company.At the closing, all outstanding shares of WhatsApp capital stock and options to purchase WhatsApp capital stock were cancelled in exchange for an aggregate of 177,760,669 shares of the company's Class A common stock and about $4.59 billion in cash to existing WhatsApp securityholders.  Full Article

Facebook Inc is acquiring PrivateCore, a cybersecurity company -WSJ
Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Facebook Inc:Says agreed to acquire cybersecurity company PrivateCore.Terms of the deal, including how much Facebook paid for the Palo Alto, Calif., company, weren’t disclosed.  Full Article

Facebook Inc to acquire LiveRail
Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Facebook Inc:Agrees to acquire LiveRail, an advertising technology company that helps companies like League Baseball (, ABC Family, A&E Networks, Gannett, and Dailymotion serve better ads in the videos that appear on their websites and apps.  Full Article

Emerson Electric Co collaborates with Facebook on design for Rapid Deployment Data Center
Thursday, 8 May 2014 08:00am EDT 

Emerson Electric Co:Says it is working with Facebook to design and deploy the company`s second data center building in Luleå, Sweden.  Full Article

Facebook CFO David Ebersman to step down
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 04:01pm EDT 

Facebook Inc:Says David Ebersman, Chief Financial Officer, is stepping down.On June 1, David Ebersman will be succeeded as CFO by David Wehner, currently Vice President, Corporate Finance and Business Planning.Ebersman will remain with the company through September to ensure a seamless transition of his responsibilities.  Full Article

Axa SA announces strategic partnership with Facebook
Friday, 11 Apr 2014 11:48am EDT 

Axa SA:strategic partnership with Facebook to further develop its digital, social and mobile footprint in France and globally.Partnership leverages scale of both businesses via ground-breaking innovation and access to research, training and capabilities, particularly on mobile.  Full Article

Facebook to acquire Oculus VR Inc
Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 05:30pm EDT 

Facebook Inc:Says it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR, Inc, for a total of about $2 billion.Agreement also provides for an additional $300 million earn-out in cash and stock based on the achievement of certain milestones.Transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014.  Full Article

Facebook Inc starts trading on BM&FBovespa
Friday, 7 Mar 2014 02:38pm EST 

Facebook Inc:Shares (Brazilian Depositary Receipts, BDRs) will be traded on Brazilian stock exchange BM&FBovespa as of March 10, quoted in Brazilian real per unit and with a standard trading lot of 100 BDRs.Shares will be traded under the FBOK34 ticker.  Full Article

Mondelez International Inc partners with Facebook Inc
Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 09:29am EST 

Mondelez International Inc:Says Global strategic partnership with Facebook, as the company continues to shift more media spending to digital, especially social and mobile, across the entire consumer journey.The partnership leverages the scale of both businesses to deliver overall competitive advantage via step-change brand-building, ground-breaking innovation and access to research, training and capabilities.  Full Article


Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in fourth quarter

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc's revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world's largest Internet social network beat Wall Street's targets for earnings and sales.

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