Hengeler Mueller advises Takeaway.com on acquisition of Delivery Hero’s German food delivery operations

21. December 2018

Takeaway.com N.V. signed an agreement with Delivery Hero SE to acquire Delivery Hero’s German food delivery operations. The transaction volume amounts to approx. EUR 930 million in cash and equity. Takeaway.com, a leading online food delivery marketplace in Continental Europe, Israel and Vietnam, is already active in Germany with its brand Lieferando.de. The transaction comprises all shares in Delivery Hero Germany GmbH and Foodora GmbH as well as the brands Lieferheld, Pizza.de and foodora in Germany.

Hengeler Mueller advised Takeaway.com on the transaction in an integrated team together with Best Friend law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (partner Klaas de Vries). The Hengeler Mueller team has been led by partner Andreas Hoger (M&A/Corporate) and included partners Christian Hoefs (Employment), Martin Klein (Tax), Johannes Tieves (Financing), Lucina Berger (Corporate) (all Frankfurt), Markus Röhrig (Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Jan D. Bonhage (Regulatory/Compliance) and Wolfgang Spoerr (Data Protection Law) (both Berlin), counsel Susan Kempe-Müller (IP/IT, Frankfurt) and Constantin Lauterwein (Compliance, Berlin) as well as associates Radmila Petrovic, Christian Winkler, Nikita Gontschar, Laura Rothmann (all M&A/Corporate), Anja Höfelmeier (Corporate), Jan Letto Steffen (Financial Markets Regulation), Dominik Stolz (Financing), Anna Gotting (IP/IT) (all Frankfurt), Vicki Treibmann (Employment, Düsseldorf), Tom Pleiner (Regulatory/Compliance) (both Berlin) and Malcolm Tiffin-Richards (Antitrust, Brussels).