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MetaQuotes Software Corp. acquired Searchengines.ru

MetaQuotes Software Corp.

16 April 2019

The international developer of trading platforms and web analytics systems MetaQuotes Software Corp. has purchased the largest specialized project on the Runet. The company has acquired the Searchengines.ru news portal along with Searchengines.guru, the SEO and the digital marketing forum. The project founder Sergey Petrenko will be leaving the company and thus the Searchengines.ru team will continue to develop the community together with MetaQuotes Software Corp. specialists.

Searchengines.ru was created in 2000 as an independent forum related to search engines. In 2001, the company launched the digital marketing news portal. In 2002, the project became a co-founder of the first Russian-language search engine optimization conference, Optimization.ru.

MetaQuotes Software Corp. has purchased the largest specialized project on the Runet

"This deal enables further expansion and development of our web analytics and conversion optimization services," Renat Fatkhullin, CEO of MetaQuotes Software Corp. commented. "However, we are committed in keeping the unique community and the existing team who will continue to support and further develop this resource."

Sergey Petrenko, founder of Searchengines.ru, commented: "For over 18 years since the forum creation, I have given to it almost everything I could. I wish every success to the new owners and I hope they will bring the project to new levels."