Market Overview

News Corp Agrees to Acquire Opcity


Market-leading tech platform will enhance®
and lead generation offerings to benefit real estate professionals
and consumers

News Corp today announced that its subsidiary Move, Inc., operator of®, has entered into an agreement to acquire
Opcity, the market-leading real estate technology platform that matches
qualified home buyers and sellers with real estate professionals in real

The planned acquisition of Opcity, based in Austin, Texas, will broaden®'s lead generation product portfolio, allowing
real estate professionals to choose between traditional lead products
that offer professionals the opportunity to work leads themselves or a
concierge-based model that provides highly vetted, transaction-ready
leads, which is the expertise Opcity brings to®.
The acquisition purchase price is $210 million, subject to adjustments.

Digital real estate services has become the fastest growing segment of
News Corp, the most global digital property company. In the fiscal year
ended June 30, 2018, Move, Inc.'s real estate revenues grew 20 percent,
with total revenues up a healthy 15 percent for the year. Move, Inc. has
nearly doubled its revenues since News Corp's acquisition in 2014 to
$452 million in fiscal 2018.

News Corp also owns 61.6 percent of REA Group Limited, the operator of
the leading Australian residential property website,
REA holds a 20 percent stake in Move, Inc.

"Through product innovation and powerful media platforms, News Corp is
increasing its presence and capabilities in the burgeoning digital real
estate services market," said Robert Thomson, Chief Executive of News
Corp. "We are absolutely focused on providing high quality services to
real estate professionals and to consumers seeking to make an investment
that is profoundly important to every family."

"Consumers and agents use® for one primary
purpose – to buy or sell a home," said Ryan O'Hara, CEO of Move, Inc.
"This acquisition will help us bring buyers, sellers and agents together
with as much simplicity, efficiency and choice as possible. The addition
of Opcity to our portfolio will align with our strategy to enhance the
experience of consumers, while providing our industry partners with more
opportunities to connect with clients and grow their businesses."

Opcity leverages proprietary data sets, applied analytics and machine
learning to more effectively capture online leads and instantly connect
transaction-ready clients with the right agents. Utilizing a
broker-centric model, Opcity has grown its U.S. client base to over
5,000 brokerages and more than 40,000 agents since 2015. Its customers
include a number of franchised brands, such as Better Homes & Gardens,
Keller Williams, ReMax, Century 21, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services and
leading independent brokerage companies.

"This is a natural fit. Both® and Opcity share a
common purpose of simplifying a consumer's home buying journey, while
helping real estate professionals connect and close more transactions,"
said Ben Rubenstein, CEO of Opcity. "Together, we'll provide an enhanced
consumer experience and more choices for brokers and their agents to
grow their business."

O'Hara added, "Both response time and matching a consumer with the right
agent results in a great consumer experience and ultimately increases
the likelihood of a closed transaction. By pairing personalized outreach
with cutting-edge technology, Opcity has built a best-in-class platform
that delivers close rates three to five times the industry average.
That's why Opcity has been so widely embraced by real estate agents and
brokers and that is why it's a perfect fit for what we believe is the
best digital real estate platform in America,®."

After closing, Rubenstein will remain CEO of Opcity, reporting to O'Hara.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including
regulatory approval and approval by holders of the majority of Opcity

About News Corp
(ASX:NWS) (ASX:NWSLV) is a global, diversified media and information
services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and
engaging content. The company comprises businesses across a range of
media, including: news and information services, book publishing,
digital real estate services, and subscription video services in
Australia. Headquartered in New York, News Corp operates primarily in
the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom, and its content is
distributed and consumed worldwide. More information is available at:

About Move, Inc.
Move, Inc. provides access to
unsurpassed real estate information, tools and professional expertise
across a family of websites and mobile experiences for consumers
and real estate professionals through all stages of the home journey. It
has a perpetual license to operate® from the
National Association of REALTORS®.

The Move network includes®, The Home of Home
Search℠, as well as Doorsteps®,™
and SeniorHousingNet℠.® pioneered the world
of digital real estate 20 years ago, and today helps make all things
home simple, efficient and enjoyable. Move also offers a complete
solution of software products and services to
help real estate professionals serve their clients and grow their
business in a digital world, including ListHub™, the nation's leading
listings syndicator and centralized intelligence platform for
the real estate industry; Top Producer®
Systems; FiveStreet℠ and Reesio as well as many free services. For more
information, visit®.

About Opcity Inc.
Based in Austin, Texas, Opcity is
modernizing the real estate industry by matching top real estate
professionals with transaction-ready home buyers and sellers in
real-time. Using proprietary data sets and applied analytics, Opcity's
unique technology and matching algorithm turn online inquiries into
transactions, drive increases in conversion, and provide real estate
professionals with centralized insights to effectively manage their
pipelines. Opcity's growth has been fueled by investment from Silicon
Valley-based Icon Ventures, with participation from artificial
intelligence-focused Georgian Partners, and Texas-based LiveOak Venture
Partners. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements based on current
expectations or beliefs, as well as assumptions about future events, and
these statements are subject to factors and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the
forward-looking statements. The words "expect," "estimate,"
"anticipate," "predict," "believe" and similar expressions and
variations thereof are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
These statements appear in a number of places in this release and
include statements with respect to, among other things, the potential
benefits of the proposed acquisition. Readers are cautioned that any
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and
involve risks and uncertainties. Factors such as matters arising in
connection with the parties' efforts to comply with and satisfy
applicable regulatory approvals and closing conditions relating to the
acquisition could cause actual results to differ materially from those
described in these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking
statements in this document speak only as of this date and the parties
undertake no obligation (and expressly disclaim any obligation) to
publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as
required by law.

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