Blocket has received a draft statement of objections from the Swedish Competition Authority detailing its concerns in relation to Blocket’s planned acquisition of Hemnet. In the statement, the Swedish Competition Authority takes a negative view to the transaction in its current form. Schibsted will continue its dialog with the Swedish Competition Authority to explore whether commercially viable remedies can be offered to address the concerns identified by the authority.
Trond Berger, CFO. Tel: +47 916 86 695
Oslo, 13 May 2016
Jo Christian Steigedal
Head of IR
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.