Today, LinkedIn Corporation, the world's largest professional network with more than 100 million members worldwide, opened for trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “LNKD” after its initial public offering in which it raised $352.8 million in gross proceeds. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, joined by members of the company’s management team, celebrated the company’s first day of trading on the NYSE by ringing The Opening Bell SM.
About LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD)LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 100 million members in over 200 countries and territories, which currently includes executives from every Fortune 500 company. The company has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, advertising sales and hiring solutions. LinkedIn was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. (Source: LinkedIn) About NYSE Euronext NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=6731098&lang=en