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Facebook, bankers want IPO lawsuit thrown out of court

The social network and its underwriters have asked the court to throw out a lawsuit that claims the company misled investors prior to its IPO, Reuters reports.

By May. 1, 2013


Why I'm thrilled Mark Zuckerberg is annoying the bankers

commentary The horror! Facebook's CEO apparently wore a hoodie to a meeting. Let's face it: He could dress like Thor, wield the fabled hammer Mjolnir in presentations, and they'd still want in on the company's IPO.

By May. 9, 2012


Mark Zuckerberg must be driving his bankers crazy

Wall Street is super eager for Facebook's upcoming IPO -- and yet Zuck just doesn't seem to want to play nice.

By Apr. 12, 2012


AOL hires bankers; preparing for sale?

The company says it has retained an investment bank and a law firm--both of which have extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions.

By Aug. 26, 2011


Court denies petition to question Facebook, bankers over iPO

Plaintiff's petition for discovery sought testimony on whether financial data was withheld from the public to determine whether there were grounds for a case.

By Jun. 13, 2012


How Facebook's bankers saved an IPO, kept shares above $38

Every time, Facebook looked like it would break below the $38 a share initial price, millions of bids showed up. Coincidence?

By May. 18, 2012


Why Instagram just made the lives of Facebook's IPO bankers a lot easier

Persuading institutional investors to buy into a company still sorting out a mobile strategy has been harder than it seems.

By Apr. 18, 2012


RIM eyes hiring investment bankers: First step to a sale?

RIM is looking to bring in an adviser to explore strategic options, according to Bloomberg. Can it sell itself before the ship is steady?

By Apr. 16, 2012


Bankers warming up to offshore wind

Europe's offshore wind capacity is expected to see a big leap over the next several years thanks to increased investment from the banking industry, according to a report.

By Jan. 21, 2010


Microsoft and Yahoo, sans investment bankers

In their informal merger talks, the two companies were wise to leave the bankers out of the meeting room.

By Mar. 14, 2008