BDK Advokati, working with lead counsel Allen & Overy in London, has advised DoorDash on the acquisition of Finnish food-delivery company Wolt Enterprises for EUR 7 billion. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and Avance Attorneys also advised the buyer. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Roschier advised Wolt on the deal.
According to BDK Advokati, “Helsinki-based Wolt operates in over 180 cities across 23 European countries, including Serbia. It has over 45,000 merchant partners, 90,000 courier partners, and 12 million registered customers (June 2021 figures).”
DoorDash is an online food ordering and food delivery platform based in San Francisco. According to the annual report, as of December 31, 2020, the platform served 450,000 merchants, 20 million consumers, and 1 million deliverers.
BDK Advokati’s team included Senior Partners Tijana Kojovic and Vladimir Dasic, Counsel Dragoljub Sretenovic, Attorneys Jelena Zelenbaba and Marija Gligorevic, and Junior Associates Anja Gligorevic and Jovana Dukovic.
Editor’s note: After this article was published, Allen & Overy informed CEE Legal Matters of the composition of the firm’s team in the Czech Republic. It included Partner Prokop Verner, Associate Martin Bytcanek, and Junior Lawyers Viktor Vrablik and Jan Engelmann.