Wilson Sonsini Reps Twitter In Drama-Free $1.8B IPO

Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 6:04 PM EST) -- Twitter Inc.’s highly anticipated market debut went off without a hitch on Thursday as shares of the 140-character social media service soared at the opening bell and finished at $44.90, up 73 percent from its initial public offering price.

The unprofitable San Francisco-based company, which has faced questions about its growth and revenue prospects, began the morning with a one-word Tweet — “Ring!” — and saw its value immediately skyrocket. Shares opened at $45.10 and reached an intraday high of $50.09 before closing at $44.90....
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