Spain

Selltag launches secure delivery service

Spanish mobile-only marketplace Selltag launched a secure delivery service called Telotransporto. Selltag’s service is the first of its kind offered by a generalist classified platform in Spain, and adds an extra layer of security for both buyer and seller: + Buyers are guaranteed delivery of the product within 48 hours, and can return it for free and receive a refund if it does not match...

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Schibsted Spain New Madrid Office

Schibsted Spain has moved to new offices in Madrid to strengthen its position in the capital, according its website. The new 2,000 square meter office space is headquarters for 170 employees across the following departments: operations, commercial, customer service, and central products and services. “Uniting all the [Madrid] team in one place will increase mutual understanding, synergy...

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Spain’s Vocento back in the black

Vocento, the Spanish media company which owns classified brands, such as InfoEmpleo.com, Pisos.com and Autocasion.com, posted a first-half net profit of €2.1 million ($2.3 million U.S.), after making a loss of €4.1 million in the same period last year. Its financial report reveals growth in key figures, including: * In H1 of FY2015 EBITDA came to €20.6 million (up from €16.6 million in...

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Apax buys Idealista shares from Tiger Global

Apax Partners invested an undisclosed sum for a stake in top Spanish real estate classified platform Idealista.com. The London-based private equity advisor purchased the Idealista shares held by Tiger Global Management, Kutxabank and Bonsai Venture Capital. This is yet another exit from… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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Schibsted renames in Spain

Schibsted Classified Media Spain is now simply Schibsted Spain, communications manager Reme Garcia told AIM Group. The streamlined title echoes the company’s ambition to make classifieds, faster, simpler, more user-friendly, and more popular than ever before in Spain. According to a recent Schibsted Spain press release: The Spanish portals of classified ads are about years years behind the...

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Catalonia legalizes AirBnB – conditionally

Catalonia became the first region in Spain to legalize and regulate c-to-c rental classifieds, such as AirBnB and Tripwell. The Department of Business and Employment announced a set of rules for owners wishing to rent their properties, according to Novobrief. The rules nicely balance the interests of property owners, holiday accommodation sites and competing accommodation businesses in the...

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