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These Investors Sold Stock in Facebook IPO

Peter Thiel, founder of the Theil Foundation and is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.
Source: thielfoundation.org
Peter Thiel, founder of the Theil Foundation and is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.

Facebook sold 180 million of its shares in its initial public stock offering.

Another 241.2 million came from existing stockholders, including the company's earliest investors and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (Read More:So Who's Bought Into Facebook?)

Except for Zuckerberg, those stockholders will be eligible to sell additional shares — up at 271 million combined — starting Thursday. (Read More: Facebook Insiders Can Sell Stock as 'Lock-Up' Ends)

Here's a look at early Facebook investors who sold stock in the IPO:

Mark Zuckerberg

  • Number of shares sold in IPO: 30.2 million

James Breyer and Accel Partners, where he's a partner

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2005
  • Number of shares sold: 57.7 million

Peter Thiel, managing partner at The Founders Fund and PayPal co-founder

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2004
  • Amount invested: $500,000
  • Number of shares sold in IPO: 16.8 million

DST Global and affiliates, a London-based investment firm focused on Internet companies, founded by Russian investor Yuri Milner

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2009 and late 2010
  • Number of shares sold in IPO: 45.7 million

— Goldman Sachs and affiliates, investment bank and one of the IPO's underwriters

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2011
  • Number of shares sold in IPO: 24.3 million

Elevation Partners, private equity firm focused on media and technology and affiliates

  • Year invested in Facebook: Undisclosed
  • Number of shares sold: 4.6 million

Greylock Partners, Silicon Valley venture capital firm and affiliates

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2006
  • Number of shares sold: 7.6 million

Mail.ru Group, Russian Internet company

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2009
  • Number of shares sold: 19.6 million

— Mark Pincus, Zynga CEO

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2004
  • Number of shares sold: 1 million

Meritech Capital Partners, venture capital firm focused on late-stage investments

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2006
  • Number of shares sold: 7 million

— Microsoft

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2007
  • Amount invested: $240 million
  • Number of shares sold: 6.6 million

Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and affiliates

  • Year invested in Facebook: 2004
  • Number of shares sold: 942,784

— Tiger Global Management, New York-based investment firm

  • Year invested in Facebook: Undisclosed
  • Number of shares sold: 19.1 million

— Other, smaller stockholders are offered another 76,635 shares

Source: Facebook and Associated Press research

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