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22. Re: Korean Valve Bid? Sep 27, 2012, 16:07 Creston
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 27, 2012, 15:06:
Creston wrote on Sep 27, 2012, 14:48:
Does anyone know what the actual ownership picture is at Valve? Is it just Gabe and a few other guys that own everything, or have they allowed their long-time employees to get part ownership? Does Valve even HAVE shares?

creston

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According to that Gabe owns over half of Valve, but I couldn't find any mention anywhere else of who owns what because they're private. They have zero need to sell - and probably even less desire to do so. If anything this sort of announcement is usually a ploy to give the purchasing corps some attention and a little stock bounce - by whom is another matter but I'm sure their shares probably saw a small flurry of trading today.

Thanks for the link! Seeing as how Gabe owns more than 50% of Valve, I don't think we have to worry about a shitty outfit like EA or whatever Asian-Publisher-Du-Jour buying them.

Creston
 
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