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Description:  Investors spent $158 million snapping up shares of privately held companies like Facebook on SecondMarket’s platform last quarter — twice the volume the exchange had just one quarter earlier.

Source:  CNNMoney.com

Date: 01/22/2011

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/2011/01/21/technology/secondmarket_q4/index.htm

Questions for discussion:

  • What does this report suggest about the Secondmarket environment and the firms on the list?
  • Would you be a buyer of these companies?
  • What impact do you think this information has on an IPO for these firms?

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