Thursday, February 02, 2012

Zuckerberg Controlling 57% of Facebook Seen as Risk to Investors - Businessweek

Planning for the very long-term

Mark Zuckerberg’s majority control over Facebook Inc. puts too much power in the hands of one person and may deter potential investors in the company’s initial public offering, corporate-governance experts said.

The chief executive officer has 56.9 percent of voting power, the Menlo Park, California-based company said yesterday in its prospectus to investors. He also has the ability to designate a successor in the event he still controls the company at the time of his death, Facebook said in the filing.

Zuckerberg Controlling 57% of Facebook Seen as Risk to Investors - Businessweek

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