- Vermietet.de is a market leading digital platform for private landlords to manage all property related processes. - With the acquisition of Vermietet.de, Scout24 further expands its networked marketplace ecosystem. - Landlords listing on ImmoScout24 will be able to continue their journey on Vermietet.de
Munich / Berlin, 11 May 2021 – Scout24 has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Zenhomes GmbH, the company behind Vermietet.de which is a market (...)
Successful transaction with 81.6% acceptance rate.
Capital decrease by 11.4 million shares.
Next pillar of capital return roadmap in preparation.
Munich / Berlin, 21 April 2021 - Scout24 AG has successfully completed its public repurchase offer. During the acceptance period from 1 April 2021 to 16 April 2021, 11,400,875 shares with the corresponding number of tender rights were tendered to the Company at the offer price of EUR 69.66. This corresponds to a (...)
Munich / Berlin, 5 March 2021 – Scout24 AG, the operator of the digital marketplace ImmoScout24, has appointed Dr. Claudia Viehweger (46) as Chief Human Resources Officer. In the newly created position, the experienced human resources expert will assume overall responsibility for the Scout24 Group's human resources activities from July 1, 2021 at the latest. Viehweger will report directly to Tobias Hartmann, CEO of Scout24 AG. As a member of the Executive (...)
Scout24 prepares to change its legal form to a European Stock Corporation (SE)
Annual General Meeting to decide in July on conversion into a Societas Europaea (SE)
Munich, 1 March 2021– Scout24 AG is preparing to change its legal form into a European Stock Corporation (Societas Europaea, SE). The shareholders of Scout24 AG will decide on the measure at the next Annual General Meeting, scheduled to take place on 8 July 2021.
Greenhouse gas emissions to be reduced by 60 percent
Remaining emissions will be compensated
Company establishes its own sustainability committee
Munich / Berlin, 9 September 2020 – Scout24 aims to become climate-neutral by 2025. By then, the digital company wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by around 60 percent compared to the base year 2018. In 2020, the company has already saved around 30 per cent in greenhouse gas emissions compared to 2018, (...)
Munich / Berlin, 18 June 2020 - Today’s Annual General Meeting of Scout24 AG approved all resolutions proposed by the administrative bodies with large majorities. Due to Covid-19, the Annual General Meeting was held as a purely virtual event without the physical presence of shareholders or their proxies. Key agenda items were the dividend of EUR 0.91 per share, the regular elections to the Supervisory Board, and key resolutions on the return of capital to (...)
Munich / Berlin. 18 June 2020 - Scout24, the operator of the online marketplace ImmoScout24, has received the German Brand Award in the category "Excellence in Brand Strategy and Creation - Brand Design" for its new brand presence. Scout24 also received a "Special Mention" in the category "Brand Strategy of the Year". With the German Brand Award, the German Design Council (Rat für Formgebung) and the German Brand Institute honour successful product and corporate (...)
Munich / Berlin, 7 May 2020 - Unusual times require strong alliances. In the face of the Coronavirus pandemic, leading associations and companies in the real estate industry have joined forces to drive the digital transformation of the real estate market. At the heart of the initiative is the need to ensure that the real estate industry functions properly. Members of the alliance include the Federal Association for the Real Estate Industry (BVFI), eBay (...)
ImmoScout24 launches debate platform “Rethinking how we live”
Berlin Social Academy held for the seventh time
In 2020, the focus will be on effects on the environment and climate
Munich / Berlin, 2 April 2020 - Scout24, the operator of the leading German online platform ImmoScout24, has published its Sustainability Report 2019 under the title "Make it happen". In it, the digital company describes how it has further developed its sustainability management, (...)
Munich / Berlin, 1 April 2020 - Scout24 AG announces the closing of the sale of 100% of AutoScout24, FinanceScout24 and Finanzcheck (together “AutoScout24”) to affiliates of Hellman & Friedman.. Control of the carved-out unit of AutoScout24 is transferred to the buyer as of today, 1 April 2020. Scout24 AG confirms receipt of payment of the purchase price, adjusted by net working capital (...)
The Group fully achieves its targets for the 2019 financial year
Group revenue increases by 15.4% to EUR 613.6 million
Group ordinary operating EBITDA margin stands at 52.5%
Future focus will be on high-margin business ImmoScout24
Munich / Berlin, 19 February 2020 - “We made the right strategic decisions in 2019. At the same time, we set a new record in our operating business. Following the successful sale of AutoScout24, FinanceScout24 and FINANZCHECK.de, (...)
Corporate strategy can now also be experienced emotionally in the brand
Most comprehensive redesign in the company's history
Modern highlighter style and fresh colours for more orientation and simplicity
ImmobilienScout24 is now called ImmoScout24
Munich / Berlin, 28 November 2019 - Scout24, a leading operator of digital marketplaces specialising in the real estate and automotive industries in Germany and other selected European countries, is introducing a (...)
Munich / Berlin, 7 October 2019 - New additions to the Scout24 Group management team: On 19 August 2019, Carolyn Schlak (48) assumed overall responsibility for the human resources department of Scout24 AG as Vice President People, Organization & Culture. Since 23 September, Dr. Christian Ronge (39) has also been the Group's new General Counsel. He is responsible for all legal matters of Scout24 AG, including data protection and compliance. The group includes the (...)
From 21 to 24 October 2019, experts from companies will pass on their know-how to non-profit organisations and social start-ups
The Berlin Social Academy was founded in 2013
Berlin State Secretary Sawsan Chebli is patroness of the initiative
Berlin, 25 September 2019 - The 7th round of the Berlin Social Academy will take place from 21 to 24 October 2019. Around 50 experts will pass on their knowledge to non-profit organisations and social start-ups in 40 (...)
Annual General Meeting elects Frank H. Lutz, André Schwämmlein and Christoph Brand as new members of the Scout24 AG's Supervisory Board
Munich, 30 August 2019 - The Annual General Meeting of Scout24 AG ("Scout24", "the Company" or together with its subsidiaries "the Group") took place in Munich today. The attending shareholders represented more than 79%of Scout24 AG's share capital. Key resolutions included the (...)
Munich / Berlin, 13 August 2019 - Scout24 AG, a leading operator of digital marketplaces specialising in the real estate and automotive sectors in Germany and other selected European countries, is continuing its dynamic and very profitable growth path.
Group revenue grows by about 20% to more than EUR 300 million
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin reaches 51.2%
AutoScout24 delivers compelling high growth
Management Board confirms targets for full year 2019
Continued top-line growth combined with operational efficiency enhancements;
Capital allocation optimisation
Three new members for the Supervisory Board
Munich / Berlin, 19 July 2019 - Scout24 AG (“Scout24”, “the Group” or “the Company”), a leading operator of digital marketplaces specialising in the real estate and automotive sectors in Germany and other selected (...)
Munich/Berlin, June 4, 2019 – Dr. Dirk Schmelzer was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Scout24 AG by the Supervisory Board with effect from June 18, 2019. The 52-year-old was CFO of the NuCom Group and played an instrumental role in the development of the Commerce Segment as one of the corporate pillars of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group. Prior to that, Schmelzer was CFO of the public listed company Tomorrow Focus AG, which later became HolidayCheck Group AG. (...)
Berlin/Munich, 29 May 2019 – Scout24, a leading operator of digital marketplaces with a focus on real estate and automobiles in Germany and other selected European countries, has received an award for the service quality of its online marketplaces. The German Institute for Service Quality and the TV station n-tv awarded the prize to ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24 for the second time in a row.
Dr. Thomas Schroeter, Chief Product Officer at Scout24, comments on (...)
Munich / Berlin, 5 August 2019 – Over the recent months, Scout24 has engaged actively with our shareholders, including Elliott, ahead of, and following the announcement of our Strategic Roadmap on 19 July 2019, where we announced comprehensive steps aimed at strengthening our two core business areas, continuing revenue growth while simultaneously increasing operating efficiency and optimizing our capital structure.
Excellent development of business in all three segments
Ordinary operating EBITDA margin stands at 47.7%
Reaffirm to reaching the corporate targets for the 2019 financial year
According to the unaudited interim consolidated financial statements, Group revenue increased by 20.6% from EUR 123.4 million to EUR 148.8 million in the first quarter of 2019. Adjusted for consolidation (...)
Minimum acceptance threshold of 50 percent plus one share not met
Forward-looking strategy, growth targets, and forecast for 2019 not affected by failed takeover bid
Tobias Hartmann, CEO of Scout24, says: “Although we had expressed support for the strategic partnership with Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone, we fully respect the decision of our shareholders and consider it a vote of confidence in Scout24’s future and management. (...)
The preliminary figures indicate that Group revenues increased by 12.5% year on year to EUR 531.7 million (2017: EUR 472.6 million). This figure reflects a contribution of EUR 12.3 million attributable to the FINANZCHECK.de acquisition (or 2.6 percentage (...)
The cooperation will help to significantly increase the number of users and listings, as well as to provide enhanced services to users and professional car dealers and improve the portal’s position in the market.
With more than 110.000 vehicles on offer and more than 2,800 affiliated dealers, AutoScout24 is currently number 3 in the Spanish market. In total, AutoScout24 is the largest pan-European online car marketwith more (...)
Dr. Thomas Schroeter becomes Chief Product Officer and Ralf Weitz assumes the position of Chief Commercial Officer at Scout24
Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Hans-Holger Albrecht said: "The decision stands for continuity in the Group's strategy".
Berlin / Munich, 12 December 2018 – Scout24 AG, operator of the marketplaces ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, is expanding its Management Board by two additional members. The Supervisory Board resolved to (...)
Last week, the Supervisory Board of Scout24 AG appointed him a member of the Management Board with effect from 19 November 2018 and at the same time appointed him Chief Executive Officer of Scout24 AG. Gregory Ellis, previously CEO of the Scout24 Group, will remain a member of the Management Board until 31 December 2018 at the latest and will then leave the company. The change at the top of Scout24 AG was announced at the end (...)
Scout24 wins in the category "medium-sized businesses" with a comprehensive transformation approach to data-driven work
Expert jury recognizes approach that encompasses change in technology, organization and corporate culture
Markus Schmidberger, Head of Data Technology at Scout24: "Data-controlled work is one of the central corporate values of Scout24. Thanks to our new data organisation, we are enabling more and more employees (...)
Governing Mayor, IHK Berlin and Berlin Chamber of Skilled Crafts award Berlin companies for their social commitment
Chief Financial Officer Christian Gisy: "We are pleased about the recognition of our commitment to competence expansion. The award is an incentive for us to continue working for a strong civil society in the future".
"We are delighted about the recognition of our commitment (...)
Group revenues up 13.6%, with mainly organic growth
Ordinary operating EBITDA-margin stands at 55.8%
Management reiterates the outlook for financial year 2018
According to the unaudited interim consolidated financial statements, Group revenues, excluding the effects of the FINANZCHECK.de acquisition, increased by 10.8% to EUR 131.3 million in the third quarter of 2018 (Q3 2017: EUR 118.5 million). Accounting for the (...)
Tobias Hartmann, currently member of the Management Board of HelloFresh SE and responsible for business in the USA, will be the new Chairman of the Management Board of Scout24 AG. The 46-year-old will take office on 1 January 2019 or earlier. The current CEO of Scout24, Gregory Ellis, is leaving the company on 31 December 2018. As already announced, Ellis is leaving for personal reasons and at his own request.t
"Thanks to our collaboration with The Media Trust's risk management platform, we have a complete insight into the third-party code that runs through our platforms," says Vaughan Belhamine, Vice President Product, Scout24 Media. "The platform allows us to be at the forefront of the basic data protection regulation and to take a proactive role to ensure that we only work with providers who comply with the GDPR rules".
FINANZCHECK.de operates an online platform for consumer financing and offers users a fast and efficient comparison of consumer loans in real time. In addition, FINANZCHECK.de cooperates via its own technology platform for consumer financing with affiliate websites, point-of-sale financing partners and partner networks in Germany. With regard to market share and market positioning in the online comparison of consumer loans, FINANZCHECK.de (...)
Ordinary operating EBITDA-Margin up 1.6 pp to 55.3%
Well on track to achieve guidance for full year
According to the unaudited, yet reviewed by the auditor, consolidated financial statements, Group revenues for the first half-year 2018 increased by 9.7% to EUR 251.2 million. Group ordinary operating EBITDA improved at a disproportionately higher rate (...)
When it comes to investments such as buying a house or a car, trust is most important
Solid financing offers facilitate the decision
Women rely even more than men on the seriousness of providers and intermediaries
Germans' quest for security is particularly evident in long-term and major investment decisions. Also important are a good market overview of existing offers (80 percent) and an orientation guide to the (...)
Our clear-cut goal: Embedding sustainability in all business areas
4,800 hours invested in charitable projects
2018 set to bolster sustainability in product development
"Scout24 is among those German digital companies that devote significant efforts toward corporate social responsibility and those efforts are reflected in our day-to-day operations. To us, CSR means developing a responsible and sustainable relationship with our (...)
Jesko Schäfermann (41) has been appointed Vice President People, Organization & Culture with immediate effect, with overall responsibility for the HR Division of Scout24 AG. The corporate group includes the leading digital market places, ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, with over 1,000 employees in nine European countries. In this newly created role, Jesko Schäfermann reports to Michael Bütter, Managing Director of (...)