Airbnb’s Acquisition of HotelTonight


Gunderson Dettmer represented HotelTonight on the deal. In Mexico, Gonzalez Calvillo advised Airbnb and GarcíaMingo & Tejedo advised Hotel Tonight.

The HotelTonight app will continue to operate independently under the direction of the company’s co-founder and CEO Sam Shank.

HotelTonight, Inc. provides mobile applications for booking same-day unsold hotel deals. It offers a marketplace for hotels to fill tonight only and last-minute rooms that would otherwise remain empty; and enables guests to book the deals using their smartphones and tablets.

The Gunderson Dettmer deal team was led by Hozefa Botee (Picture) and Andrew Luh and included David Sharrow, Mark Foster, Michael Richman, Hilary Adams, Jack Paterson, Stephen Ratner, Sogoal Salari, Cassie Averbuch, Amanda Ferber, Emily Lieberman, Aliya Sanders, Deidre Kalenderian and Lily Kim.

Gonzalez Calvillo advised Airbnb, Inc. with Miguel Valle Salinas, Bernardo Reyes Retana Krieger and Isabel Núñez Vargas.

GarcíaMingo & Tejedo advised Hotel Tonight, Inc. with Alfonso García-Mingo. Asociado Sergio Buenrostro R.

Involved fees earner: Sergio Buenrostro – GarcíaMingo & Tejedo; Alfonso García-Mingo – GarcíaMingo & Tejedo; Isabel Núñez Vargas – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Bernardo Reyes Retana – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Miguel Valle Salinas – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Hilary Adams – Gunderson Dettmer; Cassie Averbuch – Gunderson Dettmer; Hozefa Botee – Gunderson Dettmer; Amanda Ferber – Gunderson Dettmer; Mark Foster – Gunderson Dettmer; Lily Kim – Gunderson Dettmer; Emily Lieberman – Gunderson Dettmer; Andrew Luh – Gunderson Dettmer; Jack Paterson – Gunderson Dettmer; Stephen Ratner – Gunderson Dettmer; Michael Richman – Gunderson Dettmer; Sogoal Salari – Gunderson Dettmer; Aliya Sanders – Gunderson Dettmer; David Sharrow – Gunderson Dettmer;

Law Firms: GarcíaMingo & Tejedo; Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Gunderson Dettmer;

Clients: Airbnb, Inc.; HotelTonight, Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti