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  • All closing conditions met
  • Cash received
  • Focus lies now on ImmoScout24

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 (...)

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  • Preliminary results for the financial year 2019 confirmed
  • 10% revenue growth in continuing operations with 60% ordinary operating EBITDA margin
  • Dividend proposal of EUR 0.90 per share at the upper end of the dividend policy
  • Immediate-action programme for customers and partners started
  • Suspension of 2020 guidance due to corona crisis

Munich / Berlin, 26 March 2020 - “The coronavirus pandemic currently has the world in a state of shock. This affects our (...)

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  • 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, (...)

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  • Hellman & Friedman will acquire 100% of AutoScout24 for approx. EUR 2.9bn 
  • Transaction represents a very attractive valuation underpinned by strong performance  
  • Scout24 will fully focus on further advancing its market-leading platform ImmoScout24  
  • Intention to return capital to Scout24 shareholders  

Munich / Berlin, 17 December 2019 - Having concluded a diligent and thorough strategic review which was launched in August of this year, Scout24 AG (...)

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  • 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 (...)

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Munich/Berlin, 26th November 2019

  • Scout24 details its strategic roadmap to strengthen its two leading verticals tapping into a larger total addressable market
  • Accelerated product innovation, streamlining of organizational structure and optimization of cost base will drive profitable growth
  • Confident to grow group revenues in the mid-teens by 2022, with group operating EBITDA margin to reach up to 58% in 2022
  • AutoScout24 with continued strong growth and profit (...)
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  • Group revenue up 15.6% to EUR 155.6 million
  • Group ordinary operating EBITDA margin at 53.0%
  • Solid high-margin revenue growth at ImmobilienScout24
  • Continued strong revenue growth at AutoScout24 with margin exceeding 60%
  • Slowing growth momentum at Consumer Services
  • Group targets for the financial year 2019 confirmed

Munich / Berlin, 7 November 2019 - “We are making good progress in implementing our strategic roadmap. We have started reviewing the strategic (...)

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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 (...)

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  • 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 (...)

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  • Dividend increases 14% year on year to EUR 0.64
  • 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 (...)

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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

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  • Three-pillar strategy upgrade including:
  1. Strengthening of Scout24’s two core verticals;
  2. Continued top-line growth combined with operational efficiency enhancements;
  3. 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 (...)

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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. (...)

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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 (...)

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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.

We are looking forward to maintaining a (...)

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