Rocket Internet’s acquisition of Australian corporate catering service provider Order-In Pty Ltd.

Clifford Chance has advised the shareholders of Australian corporate catering service provider Order-In on its sale to buyers controlled by global venture capital entity Rocket Internet.

Rocket Internet, listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, invests in proven internet companies, such as Delivery Hero, Hello Fresh and the Global Online Takeaway Group.

Order-In was launched in 2000 and manages hospitality services for more than 2000 customers, including Commonwealth Bank, QBE and Lendlease.

The transaction follows the 2015 merger of Menulog and EatNow, and subject AU$855 million sale to the UK’s leading food delivery company Just Eat; a deal on which Clifford Chance also acted.

Partner Lance Sacks (picture) led the matter, supported by counsel Amelia Horvath.

Involved fees earner: Lance Sacks – Clifford Chance; Amelia Horvath – Clifford Chance;

Law Firms: Clifford Chance;

Clients: Order-In Pty Ltd.;


Author: Michael Patrini