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Acquired byIAC/InterActiveCorp
Price$300M
Date8/2012
TermsCash
Acquired byNew York Times
Price$410M
Date3/2005
TermsCash

General Information

Websiteabout.com
CategoryConsumer Web
Employees
Founded1996

Offices

United States
USA

People

CEO
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President, Human Resources
SVP, Product
Senior Vice President, Content
Senior Vice President, Operations, Data Strategy & Science
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Chief Revenue Officer

Acquisitions

Total$550k
North Sky, 12/1999
Vantagenet, 6/1999 $550k

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About.com

About.com, a top 20 U.S. website, helps users discover, be inspired, and learn about topics ranging from parenting and healthcare to cooking and travel. The site is also one of the largest producers of original content on the Web.

About.com was acquired by IAC in August 2012.

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Sources

  1. Confirmed: IAC Has Bought About.com From The New York Times For $300M In Cash (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. About.Com Announces Acquisition of North Sky, Inc (cyperus.com) [edit]
  3. About.com Inc Quarterly Report (sec.edgar-online.com) [edit]
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