Cooley Reps Facebook Game Builder Zynga In $1B IPO

Law360, New York (July 1, 2011, 2:28 PM EDT) -- Zynga Inc., creator of the FarmVille and CityVille phenomena, as well as other games that piggyback on Facebook Inc.'s tidal wave of popularity, told regulators Friday that it planned a $1 billion initial public offering of its stock.

The San Francisco-based social network game developer joins other billion-dollar tech darlings, including LinkedIn Corp. and Skype Technologies SA, in a dash toward public markets — though it's unclear whether Zynga will make it to that stage, as LinkedIn recently did, or whether, as in the case of...
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