Berry Acquires WebVisible Assets

U.S. directory and local search player The Berry Co. has scooped up defunct search marketing firm WebVisible's Geneva platform from a liquidator in the wake of that company's collapse. "This acquisition will dramatically enhance our presence and capabilities in the…

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Yell Gets a Boost From Lender Deal

Heavily leveraged Yell Group has earned some breathing room from a deal with its lenders announced yesterday. Yell announced that it has reached terms with the "overwhelming majority of lenders" to increase the headroom on its debt. Without such concessions, Yell…

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Telmetrics Expands Globally

The Toronto-based call measurement firm Telmetrics today announced a major expansion of its business into Europe, launching its solution in 10 markets. The launch follows a six-month beta test in which Telmetrics proved out the value of its service for…

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Local Insight Exits Bankruptcy

Last week, Local Insight Media emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, roughly one year after seeking protection from its creditors. The company emerges from bankruptcy with a new structure, a new board of directors and a more manageable balance sheet, having…

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PagesJaunes Launches 123deal

PagesJaunes, the French directory publisher, recently announced the launch of 123deal in Italy, Germany and the U.K. The daily deals and local discounts portal and search engine is also available in France and Spain. The location-based search option allows users…

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Moore Joins Yell as CDO

Yell announced this week that Microsoft MSN Partner and Producer Scott Moore will join Yell Group as its chief digital officer. Moore will report to Yell Group CEO Mike Pocock and will be based at a new Yell office in…

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