Bird & Bird helps toptable.co.uk acquire city-eating group

12 September 2006

International law firm Bird & Bird has been advising toptable.co.uk on their acquisition of rival internet booking service city-eating group whose 61 websites include london-eating.co.uk. The acquisition will create the largest online booking service in the restaurant sector.

Bird & Bird advised on all the corporate aspects. A London corporate team led by partner Matt Dennis and involving assistants Sage Raja, Helen Down and Helen Reddish worked on the acquisition.

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