Facebook Will Have $2 Billion In Cash To Play With

Facebook HQ

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Facebook just sold $500 million worth of stock to Goldman Sachs and Russian holding company, DST.Goldman Sachs will sell another $1.5 billion in Facebook common stock to some of its high net worth clients.

Here’s what Facebook will do with that money:

  • Buy back Facebook stock from early employees (and use it to entice Google employees to defect).
  • Buy 15 or so startups. (Instagram? Plixi? Foursquare?)
  • Buy and build a new headquarters.
  • Build more server centres.

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