ANGI Homeservices CEO says company aims to be Amazon of home upkeep


ANGI Homeservices Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings and wrapped up a year-long merger process, meeting or beating analyst expectations in the process.

Now, with a new CEO at the helm, the online home-services marketplace is thinking bigger. For investors willing to go along for the ride, Brandon Ridenour is setting his sights on revolutionizing home repair and renovations in the same way that Jeff Bezos reshaped retail.

ANGI Homeservices ANGI, +0.39% is a marriage of Angie’s List, the subscription and review-oriented directory of service providers, and HomeAdvisor, an online marketplace matching customers to those independent contractors.

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