Established in 1967, Global Yellow Pages Limited (“Global Yellow Pages” or “the Group”) was listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange in 2004. Since its inception, the Group has continued to develop and refine its suite of products and services to ensure relevancy and accessibility in a changing market.
Global Yellow Pages is a multi-platform solutions company focusing on up-to-date search, Small and Medium Enterprises (“SME”) enablement and database marketing. It is also the largest publisher of directories and provider of classified directory advertising and associated products and services in Singapore.
The Group’s subsidiaries include Singapore Information Services Pte Ltd, eFusion Solutions Pte Ltd (“eFusion”), and Singapore River Explorer Pte Ltd (“River Explorer”). Singapore Information Services publishes trade directories under the Singapore Information Services imprint; eFusion generates sales through voice-based direct marketing and River Explorer serves the connectivity needs of commuters and tourists along the Singapore River by offering river taxi services in addition to scenic and historical river tours.
Overseas, the Group has its presence in India via its associated company, Integrated Databases India Ltd (“IDIL”). IDIL has offices in major cities in India, and its business activities include database management, directory publishing, tele and direct marketing, international Yellow Pages sales and the publishing of electronic directories.
|17 September 2010
||Global Yellow Pages (GYP) Limited acquires eFusion Solutions Pte. Ltd, a company which provides sales and marketing solutions for companies. eFusion will contribute to GYP’s multi-platform business through its focus on the provision of call centres, marketing and marketing-related services, which complements GYP’s directories and database business.
|24 July 2009
||Following the approval of shareholders at the Extraordinary General Meeting, the Company's name has since changed to Global Yellow Pages Limited (GYP) with effect from 28 July 2009.
|4 March 2009
||Yellow Pages Singapore acquires Singapore Information Services Pte Ltd (INSIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of IE Singapore Holdings Pte Ltd, for approximately S$6 million. INSIS is one of Singapore’s leading trade directory publishers, publishing business-to-business trade directories to promote Singapore products and services worldwide.
|9 December 2004
||Yellow Pages Singapore listed on SGX-ST.
|30 June 2003
||Yellow Pages (Singapore) Pte Ltd, a company equally owned by JP Morgan Partners Asia and CVC Asia Pacific, two leading private equity firms in Asia, acquired certain businesses, assets and liabilities of SingTel Yellow Pages Pte Ltd at $220 million (with an additional $6 million paid to SingTel Yellow Pages Pte Ltd as working capital adjustments relating to the acquisition).
|23 May 2003
||Yellow Pages (Singapore) Pte Ltd was incorporated.
||Integrated Information Pte Ltd was renamed SingTel Yellow Pages Pte Ltd (now known as “SingTel Interactive Pte Ltd”).
||General Telephone Directory Company (Singapore) Private Limited was renamed Integrated Information Pte Ltd after Telecommunications Authority of Singapore (TAS) fully acquired the company.
||A joint venture company was incorporated under the name of General Telephone Directory Company (Singapore) Private Limited owned as to 60% by Telecommunications Authority of Singapore (TAS) and 40% by General Telephone Directory Co. (GTDC).
||Telecommunications Authority of Singapore (TAS) and General Telephone Directory Company (Singapore) Private Limited (GTDC) signed a joint venture agreement to incorporate a company to acquire the business of GTDC’s Singapore branch.