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Property24 opens door to private sellers in SA

Property24 opens door to private sellers in SA

Regular Property24.com users may have noticed a new button in the horizontal navigation at the top of the real estate site's home page. Traditionally, the business only accepted listings from real estate agents. Earlier this year the Naspers site widened its target market to include listings by private sellers.


Investors snap up Matrimony.com’s new shares

Investors snap up Matrimony.com’s new shares

In India, the matchmaking and wedding-services company Matrimony.com successfully placed new shares in two steps. First, it allotted shares to ten so-called anchor investors, and then it successfully placed new shares in an IPO. Among the anchor investors were Small Cap World Fund, HDFC Mutual Fund, private equity fund Baring Private Equity India, and Goldman Sachs.


Japan’s CareerEngine partners with HR network

Japan’s CareerEngine partners with HR network

CareerEngine.org, a recruitment site for bilingual jobs in Japan owned by GPlus Media, partnered with Japan HR Society (JHRS), a well-linked HR consultants group, to promote job postings and build up its resume database.


Frontier Digital Ventures invests in South America

Frontier Digital Ventures invests in South America

Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV) invested in Infocasas, a leading property site in Uruguay and Paraguay, and also operating in Bolivia. The investment of $952,000 U.S. ($1.2 million AUD) in cash was made for an initial stake of 31.3 percent in Infocasas. FDV was given the option to increase its stake to 51 percent by buying shares of vendors.


AutoTrader UK takes stance for price transparency

AutoTrader UK takes stance for price transparency

AutoTrader.co.uk, Britain's biggest auto classified, is implementing new measures to improve transparency and build consumer confidence. The latest is a warning to auto dealers who fail to add their administration fees to the selling prices of the vehicles they list.


Investors line up to buy South Korea’s Encar.com

Investors line up to buy South Korea’s Encar.com

SK Holdings, the third largest business conglomerate in South Korea, is considering the sale of its used-cars classified site SK Encar (at Encar.com) in a deal which may pocket it between 100 billion won ($88.6 million U.S.) and 200 billion won ($177 million U.S.), reported The Korean Herald.


Akhtaboot to launch its 8th job fair in Amman

Akhtaboot to launch its 8th job fair in Amman

Akhtaboot.com (Arabic for octopus), one of the leading job sites in the Middle East, will launch its 8th job fair in Amman on the 13th and 14th of this month. Attending job seekers will be able to meet companies from different sectors and industries under one roof, participate in courses and workshops. Career advice will be completely free for any individual interested in self-growth and career advancement.



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