Business-oriented social networking website LinkedIn priced the 8.75 million shares for its follow on-public offering at $71.00 on Wednesday. Of the shares released, 1.3 million were sold by LinkedIn with the remaining shares sold by stockholders.

Those stockholders included SAP Ventures, the corporate venturing fund belonging to software corporation SAP. SAP Ventures divested 28,000 (or 13.8%) of the 203,000 shares it holds in LinkedIn, a sum worth about $2m. SAP Ventures originally invested in LinkedIn’s $22.8m series E round,…

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