May 6th news, this morning, in the Ganji has just announced a $70 million C round of financing on the occasion, as the main rival Ganji, 58 city announced the Japanese maximum classification information group Recruit group injection.
currently, 58 city has not yet announced the specific amount of capital injection. 58 city said, Recruit group is a strategic investor injection of 58 city, in addition to the financial level of cooperation, the two sides will further conduct a comprehensive cooperation in the business.
in fact, this is the 58 city in December last year after the completion of the third round of financing of $60 million financing again. After this round of financing, 58 city will further increase the intensity of marketing efforts to better meet the needs of the rapid development of the market.
58 city claimed that the cooperation will bring industry synergies, the two sides in the understanding of the market, product development, sales and service, there are many can learn from each other and learn from.
it is understood that the Recruit group was founded in 1960, is Japan’s largest classified information service companies and the largest provider of information media. 2009 fiscal year revenue of about $10 billion, profit of more than $1 billion 500 million, has more than 6000 employees worldwide. In addition, Recruit is one of the major Japanese buy service providers. Recruit group back in 2004 to Chinese market, have launched operations in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and other places, and invest in the future.