Hengeler Mueller advises Recruit Holdings on acquisition of Quandoo

05. March 2015

Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. („Recruit Holdings“), a listed corporate venture capital company based in Japan has announced the acquisition of Quandoo GmbH („Quandoo“). Sellers are the founders of Quandoo and other investors. Quandoo operates a web-based platform for restaurants. Customers are offered tools for managing reservations and seatings as well as up-to-date payment systems. The company is based in Berlin and has operations in 13 countries.

Hengeler Mueller advised Recruit Holdings on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team was led by partners Thomas Meurer and Christian Möller (both Corporate/M&A) and included partners Christian Schwandtner (Management Participation), Vera Jungkind (Data Protection/Compliance) (all Düsseldorf), Martin Klein (Tax), Christian Hoefs (HR, both Frankfurt), Counsel Patrick H. Wilkening (IT/IP, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Christian Strothotte (Corporate/M&A), Eva Frankenberger (IT/IP), Frederik Gärtner (Corporate/M&A), Anika Gilberg (Corporate/M&A), Dominik B. Heß (Corporate/M&A) and Vicki Treibmann (HR) (all Düsseldorf). Hengeler Mueller worked in an integrated team together with the Japanese law firm Mori Hamada led by partner Kenichi Sekiguchi (Tokyo).