Naspers and CVC declined to comment, while Alibaba, e Bay, and Allegro were not immediately available for comment.
During Q1, Stub Hub became the official ticket resale marketplace for the Los Angeles Angels and Toronto Blue Jays, offering pricing guidance for sellers and panoramic 360-degree virtual view-from-seats for buyers.
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With over 14 million clients, Allegro is competing with local rival and also Naspers-owned OLX.pl, as well as e Bay or U. Naspers has transformed itself from an apartheid-era publisher into a $65 billion Internet powerhouse by focusing on e-commerce in emerging markets.
It operates in over 130 countries with stakes in Russian internet group Mail. It raised .5 billion in December last year to fund acquisitions.
Marketplace launched several new consumer experiences built on the foundation of its structured data efforts, coupled with continued investment in brand advertising, including the launch of a billboard and radio campaign across .
The company also began the roll out of a new, personalized homepage and announced new services that will be available later this year, including a Guaranteed Delivery program on millions of eligible items that arrive in three days or less, and an authentication program to boost consumer confidence when purchasing high-end merchandise.
A deal worth between 2 and 3 billion euros (.2-3.3 billion), is expected by the end of the year, market sources said.