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Greenberg Traurig Germany advises Gruner + Jahr on the acquisition of eat-the-world

Berlin, 23 August 2017 - Greenberg Traurig Germany advised Gruner + Jahr on the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of eat-the-world, a company registered in Berlin. Being a platform for guided culinary and cultural city tours, eat-the-world complements Gruner + Jahr’s business activities in the field of food and living. Both parties agreed to keep the purchase price confidential.

Eat-the-world was founded in 2008 and operates in 35 German cities, where participants learn more about the culinary history and culture of specific quarters. Greenberg Traurig Germany advised Gruner + Jahr on all legal issues relating to the acquisition.

This was the first time that Greenberg Traurig Germany assisted Gruner + Jahr with a transaction.

Legal Advisors:
Partners: Dr. Peter Schorling (lead attorney, Corporate/M&A), Georg von Wallis (Tax)
Counsel: Dr. Niklas Conrad (Media and Technology)
Associates: Dr. Sara Berendsen, Dr. David Schwintowski (both Corporate/M&A), Carsten Kociok (Media and Technology)

Gruner + Jahr: Dr. Frank Ludwig, Senior Vice President and Legal Department, Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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