Beijing time on May 17th morning news, according to foreign media reports, Groupon CEO Andrew · group purchase website; Mason (Andrew Mason) last week said to the media, the company announced the acquisition of the German group purchase website Citydeal on Monday.
Citydeal as early as January of this year on the line, raised a total of 4 million euros (about $4 million 950 thousand). Mason said, Citydeal currently more than 1 million registered users, Groupon has a registered user of 5 million.
Citydeal existing 600 employees will join Groupon, the current total number of employees is about 300. The combined company will operate in 140 cities around the world in 18 countries.
merger, Citydeal will use the Groupon brand. At present, each country has a different domain name Citydeal, for example, the use of citydeal.de in Germany, the United Kingdom is the use of mycitydeal.co.uk.
earlier this month, Groupon has just announced the acquisition of mobile Technology Development Company Mob.ly and opened offices in Silicon Valley.
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