Mobiliar buys stake in Scout24 (Switzerland)

Mobiliar buys stake in Scout24 (Switzerland)

Swiss Mobiliar (alongside with Ringier AG) will become the new joint shareholder in Scout24 Schweiz AG (Scout24 Schweiz), the leading network of online marketplaces for motor vehicles, real estate and general classifieds. Swiss Mobiliar acquires a fifty per cent stake in Scout24 Schweiz, previously held by KKR and other shareholders.

Our lab appreciates to have had the opportunity to work with both companies and to have contributed to forming a strategic partnership between an insurance and a media company. We are encouraged to continue theorizing on how a user approved exchange of information could work in a decentralized way. Read more in our paper on consensual and online privacy preserving record linkage in real-time.

Read more about the transaction: http://www.businesswire.com/