World news releases

Zoopla Group revenue up 24%

Zoopla Property Group, operator of leading U.K. real estate sites such as Zoopla and PrimeLocation, published strong results for the financial year to end-September this morning showing revenue up 24 percent to £80.2 million ($126 million U.S.). Investors reacted positively with Zoopla’s share price immediately opening up 5p at 195p ($3 U.S.), though still down on its record high of...

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Milanuncios acquisition cleared in Spain

This must have been news Schibsted kept for itself all weekend. This Monday morning, before the stock market opened, Schibsted sent out a message that the Milanuncios acquisition had been cleared… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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REA taps into new revenue stream, goes video

Australia’s REA Group will soon feature video ads on its leading property portal realestate.com.au. The Group has selected California, U.S.-headquartered video ad tech provider TubeMogul as its advertising software platform. REA will use TubeMogul’s video software on a self-serve basis and also provide a video branding offering to advertisers and agencies, facilitated by its own...

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Mail.ru Group sells Russia’s HeadHunter.ru

Mail.ru Group, the giant Russian Internet holding, sold HeadHunter.ru, the No. 1 online recruitment classifieds platform in Russia measured by both revenue and traffic. The sale comes after rumors had been circulating in the industry that the Russian major was looking for a buyer. The group sold 100 percent of the job site shares to a consortium of mainly Russian investors under the umbrella...

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Monster launches TalentBin in Ireland

Monster’s social recruitment tool, TalentBin, has launched in Ireland, six weeks after it was made available in the U.K.. The service claims to add up to another 100 million potential candidates for a position, in addition to the three million CVs stored by British and Irish job hunters. The new service is aimed at helping technology recruiters find ‘passive’ candidates, who...

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Navent buys Chile’s Laborum

Navent, a major classifieds company in the real estate and jobs verticals across Latin America, has bought Laborum, a Chilean recruitment platform. According to Navent, the acquisition is aligned with the company’s growth strategy in the region and is a step further to establish stronger leadership in the jobs vertical on the continent. “This way, the company strengthens its regional...

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