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Ebay's Gumtree attracts industry submissions over its planned Cox Australia Media Solutions merger

By Marissa Lague
  • 03 Mar 2020 00:32
  • 03 Mar 2020 00:32

Plans by classified-advertisement website Gumtree to acquire Cox Australia Media Solutions, which operates online platforms CarsGuide and Autotrader, have generated six submissions to Australia’s competition regulator, with Facebook, REA Group and Carsales among competitors taking up the offer to comment on market share and conditions in the fiercely contested market.

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Marissa Lague

Senior Copy Editor

Marissa has been a journalist for more than three decades and joined MLex in 2020 as a senior copy editor in Perth. She has specialized in financial journalism for most of her career and worked as a business reporter and editor in Australia and Hong Kong.

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