Trading platform SecondMarket has published statistics of shares trading in private companies in the II quarter. 2010 This is information about buying and selling stocks that are not traded on a public exchange.
The sellers are mostly former employees of companies.
In the second quarter. 2010 turnover on the stock exchange fell to $ 51 million (although only in March it was sold for $ 70 million), but the average stock price continues to grow. For example, Facebook shares are already offered for $ 65, although in April they could be bought for $ 50.
Facebook shares account for 64% of the total turnover in the closed market. Zynga ranks second (12%), followed by LinkedIn, Bloom Energy and Silver Spring Networks (6% each), Twitter and MobiTV (3% each).
In the second quarter, applications for eGarmony, Groupon, Skype and Mozilla Corporation appeared in the list for purchase, although there is no offer of shares of these companies.