completes Lexico acquisition

Acquires, and

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By  Vineetha Menon Published  July 6, 2008

It's now confirmed that has completed its acquisition of Lexico Publishing Group, which owns, and

The search engine, a wholly owned subsidiary of InterActiveCorp, is ranked fourth among its competitors. The all-cash deal was announced in May with saying that the acquisition would increase its unique monthly users by 11 percent to 145 million.

"The combination of Lexico's strong growth and assets with's industry-leading search experience significantly expands our audience reach, and aligns perfectly with our customers' needs," said Jim Safka, CEO of

According to Lexico,, and had more than 28 million unique visitors in March altogether.

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