Bangladesh’s career management site, bdjobs.com, has recently sold another stake of 10% for Tk 30 crore (US$3.5 million) to SEEK International, their Australian partner. This makes SEEK the leading shareholder with a 35% stake, while one of the site founders and CEO Fahim Mashroor sits at 33%. The remaining shares are split amongst seven others.
Originally in 2015 SEEK purchased 25% of the shares when the company was valued at approximately Tk 150 crore (US$17 million), according to Mashroor, owner of e-commerce site ajkerdeal.com.
Currently, the site is valued at Tk 300 crore (US$35 million) due to the amount of revenue it has generated annually, he adds.
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