CLASS A COMMON STOCK
Facebook, Inc. is offering shares of its Class A common stock and the selling stockholders are offering shares of Class A common stock. We will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling stockholders. This is our initial public offering and no public market currently exists for our shares of Class A common stock. We anticipate that the initial public offering price will be between $ and $ per share.
We have two classes of authorized common stock, Class A common stock and Class B common stock. The rights of the holders of Class A common stock and Class B common stock are identical, except with respect to voting and conversion. Each share of Class A common stock is entitled to one vote per share. Each share of Class B common stock is entitled to ten votes per share and is convertible at any time into one share of Class A common stock. Outstanding shares of Class B common stock will represent approximately % of the voting power of our outstanding capital stock following this offering, and outstanding shares of Class A common stock and Class B common stock held by, or subject to voting control by, our founder, Chairman, and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, will represent approximately % of the voting power of our outstanding capital stock following this offering.
We intend to apply to list our Class A common stock on under the symbol “FB.”
Investing in our Class A common stock involves risks. See “Risk Factors” beginning on page 11.
PRICE $ A SHARE
We and the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters the right to purchase up to an additional shares of Class A common stock to cover over-allotments.
The Securities and Exchange Commission and state regulators have not approved or disapproved of these securities, or determined if this prospectus is truthful or complete. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The underwriters expect to deliver the shares of Class A common stock to purchasers on , 2012.
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ALLEN & COMPANY LLC