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Collectors Weekly has been acquired by Barnebys

Collectors Weekly, a subsidiary of Quizlet and one of the world’s largest websites devoted to antiques and collectibles, has been sold to Barnebys, the leading global search engine for design, antiques and art. Financial details have not been disclosed.

Based in San Francisco, California, Collectors Weekly lists hundreds of thousands objects in almost 2,000 collecting categories, and the site attracts roughly one million visitors every month from all over the world. In addition to its deep auction listings and vibrant community of collectors, Collectors Weekly specializes in original editorial content in the form of essays, interviews, and long-form articles.

Barnebys is the leading global search engine for design, antiques and art. Founded in 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden, it has since then established its business globally with offices in New York, UK, France, Spain and Germany. Today, Barnebys has approximately two million visitors a month on websites in eight markets. An Italian version of Barnebys was launched in late October 2017. This transaction represents Barnebys’ second US acquisition in just two weeks, after acquiring Simple Auction Site.

Quizlet is the world’s largest student and teacher online learning community. Every month, over 30 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 200 million study sets of content on every conceivable subject and topic.

Oaklins' media team in New York advised the seller in this transaction.

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