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November 02, 2017 Press

Battery Ventures führt Serie-D-Finanzierung von GetYourGuide an

Berlin – Schnittker Möllmann Partners has advised the renowned US-Israeli private equity and venture capital fund Battery Ventures in connection with the series D financing round of the online travel platform GetYourGuide with a total volume of 75 million US-Dollar. Alongside Battery Ventures as new investor, the New York based private equity company KKR as well as the venture capital funds Spark, Highland Capital, Nokia Growth Partners and Sunstone Capital have expanded their respective investments in the latest financing round. Including this series D financing round GetYourGuide has received total investments in the in the amount of 170 million US-Dollar.

Battery Ventures (with offices in Boston, the Silicon Valley (Menlo Park), San Francisco, Tel Aviv and London) was founded in 1983 and acts as a global private equity and venture capital investor focusing on technology-driven business models.

GetYourGuide, founded in 2009 in Zurich has established itself as the globally leading online travel platform for sightseeing tours and travel activities. In recent years the travel services startup has relocated its headquarters to Berlin. GetYourGuide currently employs 389 people.

Legal Advisers to Battery Ventures:

Schnittker Möllmann Partners (Berlin): Dr. Peter Möllmann, Dr. Benjamin Ullrich, Dr. Adrian Haase (all Corporate) and Dr. Timo Dreher (Tax).

With respect to Swiss law: Wenger & Vieli (Zug): Dr. Beat Speck, Dr. Christian Wenger (Zürich), Daniel P. Oehri (all Corporate).

 

The legal advisers to the other parties remain unchanged, with GetYourGuide having been advised by Dr. Daniel Gubitz and Maximilian Schott (both M&A/Venture Capital) of GLNS (Munich). Walder Wyss provided advice to GetYour Guide on Swiss law with a team lead by Florian Gunz Niedermann and further including associates Fabienne Anner and Michael Kündig (all M&A/Venture Capital).