Allegro is a Polish online e-commerce platform. It is managed by Allegro.pl Sp. z o.o. which was formed in 1999 and subsequently purchased by online auction site QXL Ricardo plc in March 2000. QXL Ricardo plc changed its name to Tradus plc in 2007, and was acquired by Naspers in 2008. In October 2016, Naspers sold the Allegro Group to an alliance of investor funds: Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa Partners.