Marchex Acquires Local-Vertical Search Company Openlist

May 31, 2006 | 1,955 views | by Candid SEO
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Marchex, a company providing search and contextual marketing, has acquired New York-based Openlist, a local, vertical search engine. Marchex also owns a network of thousands of "direct navigation" domains. Openlist is just a two year old company.

The deal is worth $13 million in cash and stock and Berk. Openlist is doing really nice work in Local search. Thus the acquisition empowers Marchex in both local and vertical search.