Locasun sold to leboncoin

leboncoin expands its field of action with the acquisition of Europe’s leader in online reservations of residences and holiday rentals

Founded in 2001, Locasun benefits from a strong expertise and a unique rental catalogue in Europe. The company has developed two websites for holiday rentals and offers private sales of stays and trips.

On the Locasun platform, 1,100 professionals (real estate agents, holiday clubs, campsites ...) offer more than 125,000 classified ads for vacation rentals throughout Europe, mainly in France (38%), Spain (18%) and Italy (15%). More than 250,000 customers choose Locasun for planning their holidays.

" leboncoin is the ideal partner for further development. From a synergy point of view, leboncoin has a phenomenal audience and reputation and Locasun brings a large catalog of holiday rentals verified by professionals, guaranteeing security and quality. We also share the same corporate values : the constant concern to guarantee the satisfaction of our customers by continuous innovations and a humanised management", explain Philippe Maujean and Alexandre Langhade, founders of Locasun.

Antoine Jouteau, General Manager of leboncoin, says: " leboncoin has today established itself as the leading French website in the private holiday rental market. This merger with Locasun is the guarantee for leboncoin to be able to present a complete and diversified offering to the French market. Sharing experience and technology will benefit both actors. Locasun will be able to increase visibility and influence thanks to leboncoin. leboncoin will move faster in the development of offers for holiday accommodation professionals, in order to provide a comprehensive choice to holidaymakers."