Facebook’s $19bn Acquisition of Whatsapp and How Not to Destroy Shareholder Value


The last week or so has been filled with news of the surprise announcement that Facebook will be acquiring the mobile messaging service Whatsapp for $19bn consisting of $4bn in cash, $12bn in Facebook shares and a further $3bn in restricted stock that management will receive over a 4 year period.

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Facebook's $19bn Acquisition of Whatsapp and How Not to Destroy Shareholder Value
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The last week or so has been filled with news of the surprise announcement that Facebook will be acquiring the mobile messaging service Whatsapp for $19bn consisting of $4bn in cash, $12bn in Facebook shares and a further $3bn in restricted stock that management will receive over a 4 year period.
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