Monday, 20 November, 2017

Just Dial shares soar amid reports of takeover by Google

Just Dial Shares Still 8% Higher After Surging 20% High In Intraday Trading Just Dial shares soar amid reports of takeover by Google
Frank Williams | 10 November, 2017, 20:56

With the acquisition of Mumbai based firm Just Dial, the Google will get an access to the database of over Rs 20 million.

Shares of Just Dial advanced almost 20 per cent in early trade on Friday after reports that the internet giant Google is in talks with the local search engine provider to acquire its business.

Just Dial is engaged in providing search services in India.

Business Standard reported on Thursday that Just Dial was in talks to acquire Just Dial. It also joined hands with UrbanClap and Faasos to start Google Aero, which is a rival of Just Dial. The testimony cites an investment banker said to be proverbial for some time."Google has been talking to Just Dial for an acquisition for some time".

The company, founded by VSS Mani, put out a statement, "As mentioned during our previous media, investor and analyst interactions, Just Dial, as part of its regular business, does meet various relevant corporates for exploring any business / strategic opportunities and tie-ups".

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The company responded to the NSE's query at 11.56 am.

Just Dial's core listing business has been facing tough competition from companies like Zomato and Practo in the recent times. It had posted a net profit of Rs29.6 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago.

Its revenue from operations during the quarter under review stood at Rs 194.4 crore as against Rs 180.3 crore in the year-ago period, up 7.9 percent, it added.

Just Dial had 10,892 employees at the end of September, 2017 quarter.

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