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Schibsted/Naspers peace deal questioned in Norway

Schibsted/Naspers peace deal questioned in Norway

Norwegian business daily DN.no questioned Schibsted's non-competition agreements concluded with Naspers late in 2014. Are we about to revisit the peace deal and the approvals received from several anti-trust authorities for the deal in the 20-odd countries involved?


A few messages from the ICMA Spring conference

A few messages from the ICMA Spring conference

We attended the ICMA Spring conference in Belgrade earlier this month. More than 100 executives traveled to the Serbian capital for the conference from May 10 to 12. As can be seen here, the program was styled for hands-on learning and sharing of experiences. Here is our observations and main take-aways from the many presentations we listened to and one-on-one chats we engaged in.


Ekhanei closes down, leaves Bangladesh to Bikroy

Ekhanei closes down, leaves Bangladesh to Bikroy

The owners of general classifieds site Ekhanei.com in Bangladesh (Schibsted, Naspers and Telenor (SnT)), decided to shut the site down today (May 17), since "the market conditions didn't favor online classifieds and the owners were unable to develop the site into a sustainable and profitable business”.


Vostok pushes Wallapop valuation up by 60%

Vostok pushes Wallapop valuation up by 60%

Vostok New Ventures thinks its 3-percent stake in Wallapop is worth $18.5 million U.S., which translates into a full value for the app of $616 million U.S.. The new value given to Wallapop by Vostok New Ventures is 60 percent up over the previous valuation.



Schibsted share price climbs on Telenor deal

The Schibsted share price “heads for the sky”, a headline on Norwegian news site Dn.no, screamed this morning in anticipation of the Q1 report released today. As it turned out, the price did climb. Despite the fact that Schibsted didn't deliver on analysts' expectations in Q1.



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