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2004 Pages Jaunes SA goes public
for a second time



Pagesjaunes.fr
pagesjaunes.fr logo


2004 July 8 the (at the time in some way "one and only")
French Internet Directory
is again introduced on the Parisian stockmarket,
but now no longer part of Wanadoo,
but as Pages Jaunes SA.
France Telecom sells 43% of the shares
(which could be subscribed for a price
between 13,20 and 15,20 euro per share).



2006 France Telecom sells remaining stock
to KKR, an American Investment Firm

KKR
pagesjaunes.fr
since 2006 majority owned
by KKR
Pagesjaunes.fr
KKR
 
new pagesjaunes.fr

2006 France Telecom sells it´s remaining stock
to the American Investment Firm KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co),
a company which previously owned
and later sold the Yellowpages in Canada,

Yellowpages.ca / Pagesjaunes.ca.
But KKR is not really a phone company
the also owns supermarkets in the US,
banks in china or breweries in South Korea.
The majority of the former
partly French State state owned ODA / Pages Jaunes
suddenly become part of a
private investment portfolio.


2007 France Telecom launches 118712.fr
a new Directory

France Telecom, the former owner of ODA / Pages Jaunes SA
has known a decade full of wild ups and downs
but it´s new president,
Stephan Richard seams to know
how to get the company back in shape.

France Telecom
France Telecom owns Orange
Orange
 
Orange
owns 118712.fr
118712.fr

2007 March 29 France Telecom
relaunches a new French Internet directory
under the address 118712.fr





2011 second Lawsuit over the Pagesjaunes.com
Internet Domain

Years go by
but Pages Jaunes SA in Sevres
is never able to get hold of the
famous internet domain pagesjaunes.com
... their lawsuit, in activity for over 11 year continues.
It is probably the longes lawsuit over an internet domain
in the history of the internet.

A new Wipo case has been filed in july 2011

Wipo
Wipo
World Intellectual Property Organization

The Case N°D 2011-1203
was decided October 5 2011 by 3 panelists
Francois Dessemontet from Switzerland, Nathalie Dreyfus from France
and
Jonathan Turner from the UK.

The domain pagesjaunes.com
is again defended by the famous
trademark lawyer
Andre Bertrand.

It is probably the first time that Wipo had to decide a second time
over the same domain name, still owned by the same person,
Jean Noel Frydman, the original owner,
back from the very early years of the Internet.
For the second time Wipo has decided
Mr Frydman can keep the domain.
A big decision in regards to the Directory market of tomorrow.


Pagesjaunes.fr
pagesjaunes.com








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