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Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa to acquire Allegro

14th October 2016

Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa today announce that funds advised by them have agreed to acquire the Allegro Group (‘Allegro’ or ‘the Group’), the largest online marketplace and non-food shopping destination in Poland, from Naspers Limited (JSE: NPN.SJ and LSE: NPSN) for US $3.253bn.

Established in 1999, Allegro has more than 20 million registered users who carry out 14 million transactions monthly. In addition, the Group operates Ceneo, the leading price comparison platform in Poland. The Group is headquartered in Poznan, Poland and employs 1,275 people.

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