Classifieds steal limelight at Axel Springer

06 Aug 2014

In the first half of FY2014 classifieds grabbed revenue-share from other divisions in Germany’s Axel Springer media group. Thanks partly to acquisitions of classified businesses in the reporting period, and partly to organic growth. Here is what happened…

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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.