Deals wrap: Befriending the market

September 28, 2010

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks while unveiling the company's new location services feature called "Places" during a news conference at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California August 18, 2010.  REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Facebook is likely to go public sometime after late 2012, a board member said. A stock market debut by a company valued in the tens of billions of dollars would be one of the most highly anticipated initial public offerings of the decade. *View article

Andrew Ross Sorkin from The New York Times takes a look at the secondary market’s implied market value for Facebook. Will Facebook ultimately be worth $33 billion or $3 billion? *View NYT article

Southwest Airlines’ $1.4 billion AirTran Holdings deal pays for itself, writes columnist Robert Cyran. *View article *Further reading

AOL has been in deal talks with TechCrunch, the WSJ reports. *View WSJ article

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