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Scout24 operates digital marketplaces specializing in the real estate and automotive sectors. The Company operates through ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24segments. The ImmobilienScout24 segment operates real estate classifieds portal for commercial and private customers for the sale and rental of real estate, as well as offers advertising services to third-party suppliers, such as insurance and financial service providers, utilities, or removal companies. The AutoScout24 segment operates classifieds portal for commercial and private customers for the sale of new and second-hand cars.

TypePublic
Founded1998
HQMünchen, DE
Websitescout24.com
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)1,537
Job Openings17
Share Price (Apr 2021)€70
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Scout24

Tobias Hartmann

Tobias Hartmann

Chief Executive Officer
Hans-Holger Albrecht

Hans-Holger Albrecht

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Dirk Schmelzer

Dirk Schmelzer

Chief Financial Officer
Elke Frank

Elke Frank

Board Member
Thomas Schroeter

Thomas Schroeter

Chief Product Officer
Frank H. Lutz

Frank H. Lutz

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
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Scout24 Office Locations

Scout24 has an office in München
München, DE (HQ)
Bothestraße 11-15
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Scout24 Financials and Metrics

Scout24 Revenue

Market capitalization (23-Apr-2021)

6.6b

Closing stock price (23-Apr-2021)

70.0
Scout24's current market capitalization is €6.6 b.
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Scout24 Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FINANZCHECK.deJuly 19, 2018$285 m

Scout24 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Scout24 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Scout24 Online and Social Media Presence

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Scout24 News and Updates

Scout24 set to sell AutoScout24 unit to Hellman & Friedman - source

German classifieds group Scout24 is set to sell its cars division AutoScout24 to private equity investor Hellman & Friedman, a source familiar with the plan told Reuters on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Top-5 shareholder backs Scout24 management in clash with Elliott

Fund manager Baillie Gifford on Friday threw its weight behind the management team at German classifieds group Scout24, which has faced calls from activist investor Elliott Advisors to break up the business.

Scout24 can afford leverage ratio of up to 3.5 for buybacks - CEO

German classifieds group Scout24 can cope with a higher long-term leverage ratio of up to 3.5 times core earnings to fund greater capital return to shareholders, CEO Tobias Hartmann said on Tuesday.

Scout24 weighs sale or spinoff of autos platform: Reuters

Scout24 is exploring a sale or spin-off of its autos platform after activist investor Elliot called for the company to sell the business, Reuters is reporting. AutoScout24 could fetch up to 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), the story said.

Scout24 to explore sale or spin-off of autos portal: CEO

Scout24 will explore the potential sale or spin-off of its autos marketplace, CEO Tobias Hartmann said, responding to activist investor Elliott's call to sell the business to boost shareholder returns.

Scout24 sets strategic review for autos platform

German classified listings group Scout24 , reporting upbeat second-quarter profits, said on Tuesday it would explore options for its autos platform after facing calls from activist investor Elliott to sell the business.
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Scout24 Blogs

How to start a new team inside your company? (Team Inception)

How to start a new team in your companyI’m writing this article from an engineer’s point of view. It represents my own opinion.Forming a new team happens all the time inside companies and for many reasons: restructuring, new squad, new project, new initiative .. etc. Participating in forming your ow…

Different Country, Same Passion @Scout24: Meet Francesco Noya

Francesco Noya is from Italy and has been working at ImmoScout24 since 2017. He started out as an Android developer and is now an Engineering Manager for the mobile app development team. He told us about the challenges that come along with moving to a foreign country, the languages he speaks and the…

Different Country, Same Passion @Scout24: Meet Diego Conejo

Diego Conejo is from Costa Rica and moved to Germany in 2018 to obtain his Master’s degree. He started working as a Web Analyst for the Consumer Journey at Scout24 in July 2020. We talked to him about why he enjoys working at ImmoScout24, the advantages his background offers and the advice he has fo…

Different Country, Same Passion @ Scout24: Meet Joseph Zamora

Joseph Zamora is from the Philippines and works as Senior Project Manager for Finance Systems & Projects. He moved from Düsseldorf to join us in Berlin and has been a Scout since October 2020. In this interview, he took time to talk to us about the challenges of relocation, the languages he spea…

When Product Development Meets COVID-19: A Closer Look at ImmoScout24’s Live Viewing Feature

By Thu-Trang HoThe Corona pandemic has bought a lot of challenges but it has also have made us become more agile than ever. The story behind the further development of ImmoScout24’s live viewing feature is a perfect example for that. With the help of this feature, home seekers can take part in a pro…

HackWeek in the Age of COVID-19: Making the Best Out of the New Normal

By Johanna FitschenOur HackWeek offers all Scouts, techie or not, the opportunity to spend a week each year to develop ideas, pitch them in front of colleagues and work together as #OneTeam with Scouts from all departments to follow up on projects they have always wanted to tackle. This year, HackWe…
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Scout24 Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Scout24 founded?

    Scout24 was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Scout24 key executives?

    Scout24's key executives are Tobias Hartmann, Hans-Holger Albrecht and Dirk Schmelzer.

  • How many employees does Scout24 have?

    Scout24 has 1,537 employees.

  • Who are Scout24 competitors?

    Competitors of Scout24 include University Towers, Scentre Group and Silvercar.

  • Where is Scout24 headquarters?

    Scout24 headquarters is located at Bothestraße 11-15, München.

  • Where are Scout24 offices?

    Scout24 has an office in München.

  • How many offices does Scout24 have?

    Scout24 has 1 office.