Interesting takeaways from the Zynga IPO filing

At long last, Zynga has confirmed its plans to go public. Farmville secrets

The company on Friday filed an S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission, announcing plans to raise $1 billion through publicly traded shares. That wasn’t the interesting part, though. The really fascinating stuff was in the details.

Here are a few of the highlights from Zynga’s S-1 (which you can read in its entirety here):

Current number of employees: 2,268

Global player base: 232 million

2010 profits: $90.6 million

First quarter 2011 profits: $11.8 million

Amount of time players spend in Zynga games per day: 2 billion minutes

Year the company’s terms of service contact with Facebook expires: 2015

CEO Mark Pincus’ 2010 salary: $300,000

CEO Mark Pincus’ 2010 salary (including bonuses): $520,239

EVP Owen Van Natta’s 2010 salary (including bonuses): $43.2 million

Odd bonuses: Reggie Davis, the company’s general counsel, was given a paid two-night trip to see a concert out of town in thanks for his long hours.

Number of shares owned by Mark Pincus: 105.6 million

Rent Zynga pays for office space: $28,000 per month

Owner of that office space: Mark Pincus

Amount paid to use private aircraft for business trips in 2009-2010: $145,000

Owner of that aircraft: Mark Pincus


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