Latham & Watkins Advises Travel Portal GetYourGuide on US$484 Million Financing

The Series E funding round will help expand the travel portal company’s operations around the world.

May 20, 2019

Latham & Watkins LLP advised GetYourGuide on a Series E financing with an investment volume of US$484 million. The financing round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund was joined by co-investors Temasek, Lakestar, Korelya Capital and Heartcore Capital (formerly Sunstone Capital), while original investors such as Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank continued their support of the company. 

GetYourGuide is the booking platform for incredible travel experiences. Since its founding in 2009, travelers from over 170 countries have booked more than 25 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through GetYourGuide. Powered by a global team of over 500 travel experts and technologists, the company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany and has offices in 14 countries around the world. 

Latham & Watkins advised GetYourGuide in the transaction with a team led by Frankfurt partners Oliver Felsenstein and Leif U. Schrader. Advice was also provided on employment matters by Munich partner Tobias Leder, and on tax matters by Hamburg associate Verena Seevers.


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