Business briefs: Jobrapido bought for £25m | Colville joins CBRE

SEARCH engine Jobrapido has been acquired by media group Daily Mail & General Trust (DMGT) for €30 million (£25m).

The website was established in Italy in 2006 and last year attracted 660 million visits from jobseekers in more than 50 countries. Keith Potts, chief executive of Evenbase, DMGT’s digital recruitment group, said: “Jobrapido gives us access to jobseeking candidates on a global scale.”

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Colville switches sides to key rival

Bill Colville, the Glasgow-based UK regional chairman of property adviser DTZ, is joining rival CBRE, where he will assume the same title.

CBRE, the world’s largest commercial property services firm, said Colville, one of Scotland’s most senior property advisers, will split his time between regional responsibilities and a role within the CBRE Scotland senior management team.