You only get one first impression so wouldn't you want to get it right?"If you think you’ve written yourself a great profile, like I thought I had - you’d be wrong.Founded in 1997, RSVP was the first online dating site in Australia.It was acquired by Fairfax in 2005 and is now part of Fairfax’s Digital Ventures division.Over 1.3 million profile likes and 250,000 conversations are exchanged between Australians every day, with a focus on casual dating and friendships.
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The business remains Australia’s largest online dating business.
The transaction values the combined operations at million and will be completed via a combination of cash and RSVP shares.
The transaction is expected to complete on 1 July 2014.
Guy Reypert, Group Director Fairfax Digital Ventures, said: “The combination of RSVP and Oasis Active significantly strengthens each company’s respective positions in the Australian market, allows us to achieve efficiencies, and provides additional scale that will create new opportunities in the domestic market in terms of targeted display advertising and product development that would not exist for either business separately.