- Real estate agency Purplebricks said it had completed its £29.3m acquisition of Duproprio/ComFree in Canada.

'Following the successful strategic investment of £125m in Purplebricks by Axel Springer we are pleased to have made this acquisition of what is the leading digital real estate business in Canada,' chief executive Michael Bruce said.

'We are excited to help them build upon the substantial market share they have achieved in Quebec and started to build in other parts of Canada.'

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