BaltCap Private Equity Fund portfolio company Contact Holding signed an agreement with the publicly listed Ekspress Grupp to acquire 100% of Estonian yellow pages business Ekspress Hotline AS and its subsidiaries on April 23rd 2009. Following Estonian Competition Authority approval from September 29th 2009, the transaction was closed on 25th of February 2010.2010/03
FCR Media expands to Ireland market in December 2011. Today called FCR Media Limited, is built on the solid foundations of a superbrand, the Golden Pages Directory (now the goldenpages.ie Print Directory), which had been in existence for over 40 years. Ireland has the widest product portfolio in FCR Media, offering numerous of Print, Online and Mobile products, is a specialised sales and marketing company connecting buyers and sellers in Ireland.2011/12
FCR Tech is offering IT services to all FCR Media Group companies. Services include local search platform, call center operator module, webpage template platform, mobile apps and many other IT solutions and support. FCR Tech offices are located in Tallinn and Prague.2012/06
FCR Media Holding purchases Mediatel operations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from European Directories. Mediatel has been a leading provider of advertising solutions to small and medium sized businesses in both countries for over 20 years. It offers a complete range of online, mobile and print solutions to meet its customers’ needs. As well as offering an extensive range of proprietary products and services, Mediatel also offers a wide range of Search Engine Marketing products such as Google AdWords™ and Facebook.2012/07
FCR Media Holding purchases Lokaldelen i Sverige AB in Sweden from European Directories, extending FCR Media’s largest local search footprint in Europe. Lokaldelen i Sverige AB is one of the leading local directory providers in Sweden. It publishes 245 books and has a search portal – lokaldelen.se - and mobile search solutions. In addition, it has a strong presence in the B2B market. As well as offering an extensive range of proprietary products and services, Lokaldelen also offers website development, Search Engine Marketing products such as Google AdWords™ and search Engine Optimisation. This acquisition extends FCR Media’s portfolio into Scandinavia for the first time.2013/01
BaltCap’s portfolio company FCR Media launches in Romania by taking over Romanian Yellow Pages’ online properties from bankrupt Pagini Aurii S.A FCR Media has saved the well-known Romanian Yellow Pages concept by acquiring 100% of the online properties from bankrupt Pagini Aurii S.A. FCR Media On line is the first venture into Romania for the international Local Search group FCR Media. The Romanian Yellow Pages has information on over 600,000 companies in Romania and the Balkans. It is an important free resource for businesses and the public to find the products and services they need quickly and easily.2013/04
FCR Media Holding has taken over MTT Magyar Telefonkönyvkiadó Társaság, Hungary. The new company will be named MTT Media KFT. MTT Media has been a leading provider of advertising solutions to small and medium sized businesses in Hungary since 1991. It offers a complete range of online, mobile and print solutions to meet its customers’ needs. As well as offering an extensive range of proprietary products and services, including the market leading online directories www.telefonkönyv.hu and www.aranyodalak.hu, MTT Media also offers a wide range of Search Engine Marketing products such as Google AdWords™.2013/12
FCR Media Group has taken over the local search operations of MTI Telefonski imenik / Zute Stranicah d.o.o from Müller Verlag, Nuremberg Germany. MTI Telefonski imenik / Zute stranice has been a leading provider of advertising solutions to small and medium-sized businesses in Croatia since 1998. It offers a complete range of online, mobile and print solutions to meet its customers’ needs.2014/06
Through the acquisition of controlling stake of Volt Directories S.A. Ltd. in Uruguay, FCR Media Group enters its 1st market in Latin America and adds the 12th market to its diversified geographic portfolio. This is the first investment in Latin America by FCR Media, which offers integrated digital media solutions for SMEs.
Established in 1983, Volt Directories currently operates in publishing, digital marketing and mobile app businesses. The company specializes in the production and commercialization of advertising and printing of Uruguay Telephone Directories. The acquisition of Volt Directories by FCR Media makes perfect business sense given FCR Media’s expertise in helping businesses be present and highly visible across all digital media channels.
Truvo Belgium is the parent company of goudengids.be/pagesdor.be, Blue Bees Agency and Blue Bees Dialog and is the country’s largest digital marketing agency for SME’s.2016/07