At Adevinta we believe everything and everyone has a purpose in life.
Our family of local digital brands unlock the full value in every person, place and thing by creating perfect matches on the world’s must trusted marketplaces.
We have an opportunity to make a positive change in the world and build a sustainable future. Through our services we empower people to make economic and sustainable choices.
Message from our CEO
about the proposed
I am truly excited that we reached in July an agreement to acquire eBay Classifieds Group.
This transaction will create the world’s leading online classifieds company with the most diversified and complementary portfolio of marketplaces across the globe.
Following the acquisition we will benefit from number 1 market positions across 17 countries, covering 1 billion people and we will be uniquely positioned to accelerate the growth and development of our markets. It will allow us to create more value in the years to come through the combination of best-in-class assets and expertise and through the generation of substantial and sustainable synergies.
Using machine learning and big data
to provide the most secure
and trustworthy tools
We’re highly committed at Adevinta to using machine learning and big data to offer more personalised solutions and services for our customers and users.
Adevinta has created its own specialised Machine Learning Academy to further upskill our teams on deploying machine learning models to develop best in class tools, including image recommenders and specialised sellers’ dashboards.
Our engineering teams work collaboratively across our marketplaces in order to share our best learnings, innovative ideas and best practices.
We are always discovering new ways to make smarter, better automated, and more efficient products to create a seamless experience for our customers, with trust and safety for our customers always a top priority.
Adevinta began its journey as a standalone company in 2019, as a global online classifieds specialist, operating digital marketplaces in 12 countries. We provide technology-based services to connect buyers with sellers and to facilitate transactions, from job offers to real estate, cars, consumer goods and more.
Our portfolio includes more than 30 digital products and websites, attracting 1.3 billion average monthly visits.
Take a journey through our 180-year story
Adevinta is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange
On 10 April 2019, Schibsted’s former international online marketplaces leader: Adevinta, announces the successful completion of its public listing on Oslo Stock Exchange (Oslo Børs).
CEO, Rolv Erik Ryssdal introduces the name and brand: Adevinta
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.
Schibsted divided into two companies
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 classified business goes international
The international expansion of Schibsted classified business started with leboncoin. By 2018, Schibsted had marketplaces in 15 countries all over the world.
FINN.no is founded
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.
Schibsted is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange
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.
Christian M. Schibsted founds a Printing House
1839 is considered to be the year in which Schibsted Forlag was formally established. Schibsted becomes sole proprietor of the printing house in 1843.