Schibsted acquires Nouvago Capital's portfolio company Anumex, Mexican online classifieds.
Schibsted Media Group has acquired the Mexican online classifieds site Anumex. Schibsted's fully owned existing online classifieds site Segundamano.mx is the largest online classifieds site in Mexico in terms of traffic, content and brand recognition. Anumex contributes to strengthen this position.
Anumex is leading in 4 of the 31 Mexican federal states. The site was launched in 2004, and has up until Schibsted's acquisition been owned by the founders and Nouvago Capital, financial investor. Segundamano.mx was launched by Schibsted in July 2012 and has experienced solid growth since.
- We chose to participate in the consolidation that took place in Mexico, in which five sites became three during the last 6 months. Anumex had a unique position in four states, which made us an attractive target. We are very pleased that Schibsted/Segundamano has acquired Anumex, this combination makes the company the largest player in Classified in Mexico, says Frank Bonn, CEO of Nouvago Capital.
The parties have agreed not to communicate the value of the transaction, and the transaction has been closed.
For more information, please contact:Stephanie G. Bonn, Zap PR
Phone: +46 (0)70 77 56 110
About Nouvago Capital
Nouvago Capital AB invests in lifestyle related companies on the global market, both startups and more mature companies. Nouvago Capital is a subsidiary to the Swedish investment company Servisen Investment Management AB. In addition to film holdings, Nouvago Capital ́s portfolio consists of the music publishing company, Perfect Storm Music Group AB, and the Asian lifestyle site LifestyleAsia.com, to mention a few. For more information, please visit our website: www.nouvago.com