Hemnet is Sweden’s largest online property portal, founded in 1998, with two million unique visitors each week to its mobile and desktop products. In 2015, 220,000 real estate listings were published on Hemnet. Hemnet’s mobile app has over 1.5 mln downloads on iOS and 630k on Android. During 2015, the company generated revenue of SEK 182 mln and EBIT of SEK 46.5 mln. Hemnet has a strong position in the Swedish market with substantial network effects through its relationships with real estate brokers and home sellers alike, and is in an excellent position to continue to grow its business. For more information, please visit www.hemnet.se.
The investment in Hemnet is made through the co-investment vehicle YSaphis S.A., together with a consortium led by Henrik Persson and Pierre Siri, which alongside majority investor General Atlantic acquired Hemnet in December 2016.