Classified Ventures, LLC to explore strategic option for its business

 Classified Ventures, LLC to explore strategic option for its

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013

CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Classified Ventures, LLC ("CV"), a
leading provider of digital marketing solutions in the automotive and
apartment rental categories, announced today that it has engaged Moelis &
Company, LLC to help explore strategic alternatives for its

This process will not impact CV's business.

Over the next few months, it is expected that the CV board of directors and
management team will evaluate a variety of strategic options for the company's business which includes category-leading sites such as,, and

No decision has been made to enter into any transaction at this time, nor is
there any assurance that CV will enter into any transaction in the future.

About Classified Ventures, LLC
Classified Ventures, LLC helps shoppers find the perfect apartment or car
through its award-winning websites, including and A
strategic joint venture among five media companies including A. H. Belo Corp.
(NYSE: AHC), Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI), The McClatchy Co. (NYSE: MNI),
Tribune Co. and The Washington Post Co. (NYSE: WPO), Classified Ventures seeks
to capitalize on revenue growth in online advertising in the automotive and
rental categories. For more information, please visit

About Moelis & Company, LLC
Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides
financial advisory, capital raising and asset management services to a broad
client base including corporations, institutions and governments. With 600
employees, Moelis & Company serves its clients through offices around the
world in New York, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong,
Houston, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Palo Alto, Paris, and Sydney. For more
information, please visit

SOURCE Classified Ventures, LLC

Contact: Shannon Swierczek, 312-601-5720,
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