Zoopla Property Group agrees to aquire Hometrack for £120 million

Zoopla Property Group Plc (ZPG) has announced that it has agreed to acquire Hometrack.co.uk Limited, the UK’s leading provider of residential property market insights and analytics, for £120 million on a cash-free, debt-free basis.

ZPG is already owner of some of the UK’s most trusted digital platforms including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation and Property Software Group, they state this acquisition of Hometrack is another important step in their mission to provide the most useful resources to consumers when finding, moving or managing their home and be the most effective partner for related businesses. The combination brings together two of the UK’s leading residential property market insights and data providers, creating the most valuable residential property resource in the UK.

Commenting on today’s announcement Alex Chesterman, Founder & CEO of ZPG said, “We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Hometrack, the clear market leader in AVM services in the UK and a leading player in Australia. The deal will allow us to serve our consumers and partners even more effectively and gives us unrivalled data capabilities in the residential property market. Hometrack is a perfect fit to develop our data services business and I look forward to welcoming Charlie and his team to the ZPG family.”

Commenting on the Acquisition, Charlie Bryant, Chief Executive Officer of Hometrack said: “We have had a long-standing relationship with ZPG and share the same vision of using data to help our partners operate more effectively. My team and I are very much looking forward to helping expand ZPG’s data services business, further growing the quality and breadth of the services we offer to our partners and cementing ZPG as the market leader for residential property market insights and analytics.”

Read the announcement from Zoopla Property Group in full click here

 

Allen Walkey

Highly experienced businessman with a successful career in property sales and investment both in the UK and abroad. Now a freelance writer and blogger for the property and Investment Industry, keeping readers up-to-date with changes and events in a rapidly changing world.

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