lieferando.de concludes €15 million round of financing
Berlin, 13 June 2012. lieferando.de, the online meal delivery platform, has concluded a €15 million round of financing. The Berlin-based company has attracted more than € 20 million in investment since its launch and, with the current financing round secures the support of Macquarie Capital Group Limited, part of Macquarie Group, the global financial institution.
“We are pleased to support lieferando.de’s vision to become a market leader in its core markets. We are impressed with what the team has achieved to date and believe that the business has significant growth ahead of it, as it continues to focus on providing an exceptional customer experience“ said David Standen, Senior Managing Director of Macquarie Capital.
Jörg Gerbig, founder and managing director of lieferando.de said, „We are thrilled by the opportunity of working together with Macquarie Capital, whose track record and experience in the online sector will be extremely valuable in helping us to achieve our goal of becoming a market leader. The new financing round will mean that lieferando.de can continue to expand its offering to customers and partner restaurants.“
In addition to Macquarie Capital, the existing shareholders BCM Bruker Capital Mangement, Doultin, DuMont Venture, INVESTER Private Equity, KfW, Mountain Super Angel and Rheingau Ventures also participated in the current financing round. lieferando.de is part of yourdelivery Group, whose online meal delivery platforms are today present in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Poland.
About yd.yourdelivery GmbH
yd.yourdelivery GmbH operates in five countries with its online meal order platforms lieferando.de, lieferando.at, lieferando.ch, taxiresto.fr und pyszne.pl. Whether pizza, pasta, sushi, fruit or beverages, the offerings from our platform will provide both individuals and companies with exactly the right meal, delivered right to their house or office door by our delivery partners. Payment can be conveniently made via PayPal, credit card or direct money transfer in addition to the traditional cash option. With the free iPhone app, the perfect meal can even be ordered and paid for while on the move. At this time, yd.yourdelivery GmbH is working with more than 8.800 delivery partners across its European markets. For the corporate sector, lieferando.de offers the possibility of replacing expense receipts of individual employees (including catering and business lunches and dinners) with a convenient single monthly invoice. (www.lieferando.de)
About Macquarie Capital
Macquarie Capital Group, an operating group of Macquarie Group, provides corporate advisory, equity, debt and capital markets services as well as undertaking principal investing activities. Macquarie Capital has offices in more than 24 countries including the world’s major financial centres. Founded in 1969, Macquarie Group employs more than 14,200 people in 28 countries. At 31 March 2012, Macquarie had assets under management of €254 billion. (www.macquarie.com)
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