Naspers launches new attack on Swiss market

13 Dec 2012

Ricardo Group, the Naspers-subsidiary operating in Western Europe, launched a new attack on the free, general classifieds market in Switzerland this week, when it replaced with a friendly, modern platform called It started out with about 150,000 ex-Tradus ads.

Until its death, Tradus was Switzerland’s No. 3 ge

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.