CMS has advised Kiwi.com regarding General Atlantic’s strategic investment in it. Kiwi.com co-founders Oliver Dlouhy and Jozef Kepesi will remain significant shareholders and continue to lead the company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. DLA Piper also provided legal advice to Kiwi.com while Weil, Gotshal & Manges acted as counsel for General Atlantic.
Kiwi.com was founded in 2012. Its main business is a service that matches airline tickets with passenger itineraries – it helped sell more than EUR 1 billion in tickets all over the world.
General Atlantic is a global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. It has more than 150 investment professionals based in New York, Amsterdam, Beijing, Greenwich, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Munich, Palo Alto, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, and Singapore.
The CMS team included Partner Helen Rodwell, Senior Associate Frances Gerard, and Associate Pavel Kocian.