Chinese online classifieds services company 58.com Inc. has acquired a 70% equity stake in a Chinese automotive information service. 58.com’s investment in Leftbrain, a technology company that is listed on China’s National Equities and Exchange and Quotation, is for a total consideration of CNY100 million in cash. Leftbrain owns and operates XGO.com.cn, an automotive information […]
Chinese classified information website 58.com announced that the company has acquired the well-known recruitment website ChinaHR.com. However, no financial details were immediately available. On the completion of the acquisition, ChinaHR.com will maintain its independent operation, brand, and team. As a result of the acquisition, Ireland’s Saon Group, former parent company of ChinaHR.com, will withdraw itself […]
Chinese lifestyle service platform 58.com announced a merger with its classified information listings competitor Ganji.com. According to the agreement, 58.com will acquire an approximately 43.2% fully diluted equity stake in Ganji.com for a combination of share consideration and cash, including approximately 34 million newly issued ordinary shares and USD412.2 million in cash. Meanwhile, the two […]
Chinese classified information website 58.com announced the launch of a new housekeeping service brand named “58 Daojia” and appointed Chen Xiaohua, chief strategy officer of 58.com, as chief executive officer of “58 Daojia”. 58 Daojia provides location-based service booking, on-site services, and online payment and reviews. This project was initially launched in July 2014. Currently, […]
Chinese lifestyle service platform 58.com and Internet payment provider Alipay.com announced their strategic cooperation that aims to provide better used and secondhand goods trading services to Chinese Internet users.
Alipay.com, the third-party Internet payment subsidiary of the Chinese B2B e-commerce group Alibaba, has launched a new Internet trading platform for second-hand products.
Chinese social networking site Kaixin001.com has announced that its group buying business, which it previously operated on its own, will transform to a third-party cooperation model.
Chinese social networking site Renren.com and Japanese human resources and Japanese media group Recruit Company Ltd. have reached an agreement to jointly establish a marriage-oriented social media platform in China.