Springer/Scout24: a pretty good fit by Christo Volschenk in Uncategorized 27 Jan 2013 On Friday German star blogger Holger Schmidt broke the news (here in German) that two parties are negotiating with Deutsche Telekom (DT) to buy the Scout24 Group: Axel Springer AG and an unnamed private equity firm. (RThis article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share axel springeraxel springer digital classifiedsGeneral Atlanticscout24 groupStrategy Christo Volschenk Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on Aimgroup.com 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.