REA Group Ltd and its subsidiary companies, known as the REA Group, make up a global online real estate advertising company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. The REA Group is public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: REA), and had A$108 million in FY07 revenue. REA Group is majority owned by News Corp Australia, a subsidiary of News Corp.
The Group grew from realestate.com.au, Australia's largest property website with 4.4 million unique browsers each month. However, the strategy has been to aggressively expand the group internationally through acquisition. The company now operates property websites in 10 countries that are used by more than 19,000 agents and have approximately 8.8 million unique visitors per month.
The company announced on 11 September 2007 that it had made its first acquisition in Asia, with the purchase of Hong Kong's largest English-language property magazine, SquareFoot. UK Property Shop Ltd was acquired by REA Group in July 2008; in August 2009, Zoopla acquired the PropertyFinder Group, with combined annual revenues of £7 million, from prior owners the REA Group and News International for an undisclosed sum. REA bought 20% of Move in 2014 which runs the US real estate listings website Realtor.com.
In July 2015 realestate.com.au announced a new agreement with Inspect Real Estate (IRE) making booking rental inspections even easier for property managers and Australians looking to rent a home by implementing IRE's RegisterOnline property inspection booking button.
|REA Group Limited|
|Traded as||ASX: REA|
|Owen Wilson (CEO) |
Tracey Fellows (former CEO)
|Products||Real estate advertising|
|Revenue||A$807.7 million (2018)|
Automotive Holdings Group Limited (ASX: AHG) is an Australian company specialising in automotive retail and logistics. It was established in 1952. AHG is listed on the S&P/ASX 200. As of February 2017, its largest shareholder was Nick Politis, who held a 22.8% stake through his AP Eagers Ltd. John McConnell became managing director of AHG in 2016.Catcha Group
Catcha Group is an international Internet group founded by entrepreneur Patrick Grove. The Group controls a number of publicly listed and private media, new media, online classifieds and e-commerce businesses, and is one of the largest investors in the digital sector in emerging markets, notably ASEAN. Catcha Group and its related entities have completed over 60 investments either directly or indirectly, as sole, majority or minority shareholders.Since inception, Catcha Group has completed a number of landmark transactions with a total of five IPOs in nine years, including the 2007 listing of iProperty Group on the Australian Securities Exchange, REV Asia Berhad (previously Catcha Media Berhad) on Bursa Malaysia in 2011, and the subsequent IPOs of iCar Asia in 2012, Ensogo (previously iBuy Group) in 2013 and Frontier Digital Ventures in 2016; all three on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Investors in Catcha Group companies include News Corporation, REA Group, Star Media Group (Malaysia), Intel Capital, Carsales.com Limited, Australian Foundation Investment Company, BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Fidelity Funds Management and Sky PLC.City of Yarra
The City of Yarra is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the inner eastern and northern suburbs of Melbourne. It has an area of 19.5 square kilometres (7.5 sq mi), and at the 2016 Census it had a population of 86,657. The City of Yarra was formed in 1994 as a result of the amalgamation of the former Cities of Richmond, Collingwood, Fitzroy, and parts of Carlton North (previously part of the City of Melbourne) and parts of Alphington and Fairfield (previously part of the former City of Northcote).
The administrative centre of the City of Yarra is the old Richmond Town Hall in Bridge Road, Richmond. The Collingwood Town Hall in Hoddle Street, Abbotsford is also still used by the council as secondary offices and as a service centre, and the Fitzroy Town Hall in Napier Street, Fitzroy is used for the local library and for use as a community space. Some council committees also meet at the Fitzroy and Collingwood Town Halls.
The city is culturally and socially diverse. The 2016 Australian Census found that 38.8% of residents were born outside Australia, with the largest numbers being born in England, New Zealand, Vietnam, China and Greece.
The suburbs of the City of Yarra were established in the mid-to-late 19th century and retain a Victorian appearance. The majority of housing in the city is made up of Victorian cottages or terraces or apartments built from the 1960s.
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Credit Corp Group Limited (ASX: CCP)
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S (named ess , plural esses) is the 19th letter in the Modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet.UK Property Shop
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