58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA) (“58.com” or the “Company”), China’s largest online market place for classifieds, today announced that Zhuan Zhuan, an online used goods trading platform and a consolidated subsidiary of 58.com, has entered into definitive agreements with a group of investors for its series B round of financing. The total amount to be invested into Zhuan Zhuan is approximately US$300 million. 58.com and Tencent, as the existing investors of Zhuan Zhuan, also took part in this round. 58.com will remain as the majority shareholder of Zhuan Zhuan following the transaction.
The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019 and is subject to certain customary closing conditions.
About 58.com Inc.
58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA) operates China’s largest online market place for classifieds, as measured by monthly unique visitors on both its www.58.com website and mobile applications. The Company’s online marketplace enables local business users and consumer users to connect, share information and conduct business. 58.com’s broad, in-depth and high quality local information, combined with its easy-to-use website and mobile applications, has made it a trusted marketplace for consumers. 58.com’s strong brand recognition, large and growing user base, merchant network and massive database of local information create a powerful network effect. For more information on 58.com, please visit http://www.58.com.