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Zynga filed a revised S-1 this morning with the SEC that contained a number of interesting details. It pegged the price of its recent purchase of NYC game company OMGPOP at $180 million. The filing also revealed the company will sell just under 43 million shares in a secondary offering. And while CEO Mark Pincus is offloading about 15 percent of his shares, his voting power will stay very much intact.

Other sellers include IVP, SilverLake, Union Square Ventures, Google, Reid Hoffman board member Jeffrey Katzenberg and folks like former executive VP Owen Van Natta, General Counsel Reggis Davis, COO John Schappert and CFO Dave Wehner.

Zynga is hoping to avoid a situation where tons of folks start selling at the same time when the six month lockup following the IPO expires, a move that could put a hurting on their stock price.

The company toots its own horn a few times in the S-1. “We are the world’s leading provider of social game services with 240 million average monthly active users, or MAUs, in 175 countries. We have launched the most successful social games in the industry in each of the last three years and have generated over $1.85 billion in cumulative revenue and over $2.35 billion in cumulative bookings since our inception in 2007.”


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