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New Appointments, Contract Extensions, Share Price Movements, Conference Schedules, and Closing of Public Offerings - Analyst Notes on Facebook, SouFun, Bankrate, Bitauto, and Criteo

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), SouFun Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: SFUN), Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE), Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE: BITA), and Criteo SA (NASDAQ: CRTO). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

Facebook, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, Facebook, Inc. (Facebook) announced that it is introducing a series of new educational and enforcement measures for regulating commercial activities. The Company brought about the following initiatives for people discussing the private sale of regulated items: at any time it receives a report  about a post promoting the private sale of a commonly regulated item, Facebook will send a message to the concerned person to comply with relevant laws and regulations; it will require Pages that are primarily used by people to promote the private sale of commonly regulated goods or services to include language that clearly reminds people of the importance of understanding and complying with relevant laws and regulations; it will provide special in-app education on Instagram for those who search for sales or promotions of firearms; and it will not permit people to post offers to sell regulated items that indicate a willingness to evade or help others evade the law. The full analyst notes on Facebook, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

SouFun Holdings Ltd. Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, SouFun Holdings Ltd.'s (SouFun) stock advanced 11.64%, ending the day at $93.77. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of SouFun surged 19.03% compared to the S&P 500 which rose 0.77% during the same period. In addition, over the last one year, the stock prices have gained a substantial upside of 273.88%. The full analyst notes on SouFun Holdings Ltd. are available to download free of charge at:

Bankrate, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 4, 2014, Bankrate, Inc. (Bankrate) announced the pricing of its secondary public offering of Company's common stock by Ben Holding S.a r.l. (Selling Stockholder), an entity wholly owned by investment funds advised by Apax Partners, at $18.25 per share. According to Bankrate, 14.0 million shares are being sold by the Selling Stockholder in the offering, with the underwriters having the option to purchase up to an additional 2.1 million shares of common stock from the Selling Stockholder for 30 days. The Company added that it not selling any shares and will not receive any proceeds from the proposed offering, and it will not change the number of shares of Bankrate's common stock that are currently outstanding. The full analyst notes on Bankrate, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

Bitauto Holdings Limited Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, Bitauto Holdings Limited's (Bitauto) stock closed at $44.70, up 5.77% from its previous day's closing price. Over the last three trading sessions, Bitauto shares climbed 11.75%, significantly outperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average which gained 0.24% over the same period. The full analyst notes on Bitauto Holdings Limited are available to download free of charge at:

Criteo SA Analyst Notes

On February 25, 2014, Criteo SA (Criteo) announced the appointment of Ann Wang as Managing Director China. Criteo reported that this new position has been created to start full-fledged business in China, one of the Company's largest strategic growth markets globally. Wang, who will lead the Criteo business in China, will be responsible for the strategic direction, operational execution and overall leadership of the business in that region. She will also focus on cultivating and strengthening relationships with advertisers, advertising agencies and publishers. Commenting on this appointment, Max Ueno, Managing Director of Criteo Asia Pacific, said, "With a proven track record in Asia Pacific, specifically the Greater China region, Ann brings over 15 years of experience in leadership roles within the technology industry." Ueno added, "We are very excited to welcome Ann to the team, to help Criteo execute a long-term plan to develop and expand our performance display advertising solutions in China." The full analyst notes on Criteo SA are available to download free of charge at:

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