Adevinta in €14 Billion Buyout Led by Blackstone and Permira Holdings Limited

November 21, 2023

Cleary Gottlieb is acting as global antitrust counsel to Adevinta in one of the largest private equity deals of the year.

On November 21, 2023, a consortium of private equity groups led by Blackstone Inc. and Permira Holdings Limited made a voluntary offer to acquire all the outstanding ordinary shares of Adevinta.

Adevinta operates online classified advertising platforms across and outside the EEA, such as Leboncoin in France; and Kleinanzeigen in Germany; Marktplaats in the Netherlands; Fotocasa, InfoJobs, and Milanuncios in Spain; Subito in Italy; and Kijiji in Canada.

The transaction is conditioned upon shareholder approval, as well as regulatory approvals by competition and investment screening authorities.

For more information, please see the press release here.