Maruta Wachta has advised Delivery Hero GmbH, the global online food ordering and delivery marketplace, on the acquisition of a 51% stake in Delivery Hero Poland (Restaurant Partner Polska Sp. z o.o.) by AmRest Holding SE, through an investment in newly issued shares.
AmRest holds the franchise rights to the KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King, and Starbucks brands in Poland. As a result of the transaction, products offered by AmRest’s brands will be available on Delivery Hero’s Polish food delivery platform. Furthermore, as part of the terms of the agreement, AmRest will bring its brands onto the Delivery Hero platforms in the Czech Republic and Hungary. According to Maruta Wachta, the companies also agreed to explore opportunities for further cooperation in other Central and Eastern European countries.
The Maruta Wachta team was led by Partner Daniel Jastrun, assisted by Advocate Aleksandra Polak and Lawyer Piotr Galka.
Editor's Note: On September 7, 2017, Maruta Wachta informed CEE Legal Matters that the deal had closed.