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Munich / Madrid, 21. December 2018 

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 (...)

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  • 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 (...)

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Berlin / Munich, 19. November 2018

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 (...)

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Berlin , 14. November 2018 -

  • 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 (...)
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Berlin, 13. November 2018

  • Scout24 accepts award for pro bono initiative
  • 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 (...)

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Berlin / München, 7. November 2018

  • 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 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 (...)

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Berlin, 15. October 2018 - 

  • From 15 to 18 October, experts from Berlin companies will pass on their know-how pro bono to employees and volunteers from non-profit organisations and social startups.
  • More than 1,500 participants have taken part in the Berlin Social Academy since 2013.
  • CFO Christian Gisy: "Together with the Berlin Social Academy and our partners, we are already offering help for self-help in the sixth year. That's well received."

"Since 2013, the (...)

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Munich / Berlin, 25. September 2018 –

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

Hans-Holger (...)

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Munich, 11. September 2018 –

"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".

"Online (...)

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Munich, 29 August 2018 - operates an online platform for consumer financing and offers users a fast and efficient comparison of consumer loans in real time. In addition, 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, (...)

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Berlin / Munich, 13 August 2018 –

First half of financial year 2018

  • Revenues up by 9.7% to EUR 251.2 million
  • 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 (...)

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Berlin / Munich, 9. August 2018 -

  • 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 (...)

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Berlin / Munich, 19 July 2018 –

  • Comprehensive financing package with a volume of EUR 1.0 billion 
  • Further improvement of interest conditions with expected annual savings of EUR 2.4 million euros post recent acquisition, EUR 630 million of undrawn debt available for acquisition purposes
  • CFO Christian Gisy: “We can manage shareholder profit participation and debt reduction at the same time and we will perform accordingly in the future.”

Scout24 AG has concluded (...)

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Berlin / Munich / Hamburg, 18 July 2018 – 

  • Great fit with Scout24’s Consumer Services vertical and highly complementary to Scout24’s market network strategy 
  • Enabling Scout24 and to jointly connect the dots along the car and home buyer consumer journey 
  • with high growth profile in a healthy > EUR 80 billion German consumer loan market

Scout24 agreed to acquire from Acton Capital Partners, btov Partners, Highland (...)

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Munich, 21 June 2018 –

  • Deezer CEO, Dr. Hans Holger Albrecht, says: "Scout24 is in excellent shape: an innovative, powerful and highly profitable digital company".
  • HR expert Ciara Smyth newly elected to the Supervisory Board
  • Dividend for investors will be increased from €0.30 to €0.56 per share

Dr. Hans-Holger Albrecht is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Scout24 AG ("Scout24"), the leading operator of digital marketplaces for real estate and (...)

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