At Adevinta, we believe everything and everyone has a purpose in life. Our selection of digital brands unlock the full value in every person, place and thing by creating perfect matches on the world’s most trusted marketplaces.
With trusted brands that enjoy leading market positions, Adevinta operates a resilient business model at the centre of the second-hand economy at the time when consumers are seeking more sustainable and cost-efficient ways to buying products.
Sustainability is in our DNA, and we are recognised as a global sustainability leader by DJSI Europe. By providing marketplaces where people buy and sell second-hand goods, we contribute to the circular economy and help people live more sustainably.
At Adevinta we'll stay ahead of the curve by using innovation, curiosity and technology to develop products that help everyone and everything find new purpose.
We're all about matchmaking, and we take the same approach to hiring. But it's not just about finding the right skills for the job. It's also about making sure the role and the culture are the right match too.
We care about gaining and keeping the trust of our users, customers and stakeholders by acting responsibly, promoting sustainability and protecting the environment.
We invest in companies with tangible traction, a potential to scale beyond their domestic market, and who we can support with more than just financial resource.
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At Adevinta, we believe everything and everyone has a purpose in life. Our portfolio of digital brands unlock the full value in every person, place and thing by creating perfect matches on the world’s most trusted marketplaces.
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Adevinta began its journey as a standalone company in 2019 as a global online classifieds specialist, operating digital marketplaces in 16 countries. With trusted brands in leading market positions, Adevinta runs a resilient business model at the centre of the second-hand economy.
Adevinta’s products and services include both generalist classifieds sites and specialist real estate, motors and jobs sites. For our professional sellers and listers, we offer professional tools and data services to help them boost their businesses.
The bulk of Adevinta's classifieds revenues come from professional customers who depend on recurring, subscription-based listing packages. We stay at the forefront of the digital economy by investing in new products and technology. We place people and culture at the heart of our sustainable business to enable our growth and development so we can make more of a positive impact on the world.
At Adevinta Ventures we invest minority stakes in early stage fast-growing startups that can shape the future of marketplaces. We look for companies with solid traction and a potential to scale beyond their domestic market where we can add strong value and be a long-term partner.
Our brands focus on providing best-in-class user experiences for our customers, by investing in the latest technologies to continuously improve our products.
Enabling sustainable consumption is core to our business. At Adevinta, we connect buyers and sellers of second-hand goods to give products a second life, reducing our environmental impact and creating a greener world.
We put people first, whether it's our users, customers or our employees. We aim to offer world-class workplaces where our people can reach their full potential and feel inspired to cultivate meaningful connections.
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Adevinta completes acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group, creating the world’s leading online classifieds group.
The deal creates the world’s largest online classifieds group with an extensive footprint and leading marketplace brands.
On 10 April 20219, Adevinta spun off from Schibsted and listed on the Oslo Børs, Norway's largest IPO in 13 years and fourth biggest overall.
Adevinta evokes ideas of new beginnings and advancement. The logo is inspired by the Greek letter Δ (delta), a symbol of continuous change, and it combines the ideas of progress and evolution.
On 18 September 2018, Schibsted initiated the reorganization of the company into two growth-oriented companies. The international online classifieds operations (MPI) was spun off and established as an independent, listed company.
Schibsted acquired full ownership of Leboncoin (France).
FINN.no is established and soon gains a foothold as the leading online classified site in Norway. Today 13 million monthly active users buy or sell products on the site.
The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange 15 July, with Tinius Nagell-Erichsen as the company’s board chair and VG Director Kjell Aamot as CEO. The closing price on the first day of trading is NOK 145.
1839 is considered to be the year in which Schibsted Forlag was formally established. Schibsted becomes sole proprietor of the printing house in 1843.