Niederer Kraft Frey acted as counsel to Dating Group on the acquisition of Once Dating

Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating industry with 73 million registered users across its portfolio, announced the acquisition of Once, a leading app for quality dating in Western Europe. The deal values the company at around €14.9 million and is made via a combination of cash and Dating Group stock.

Dating Group brands also include, DateMyAge, Promise, Tubit, ChinaLove or Dil Mil, each with a unique platform tailored to different communities defined by interest, geography and demographics. Its products are available in almost 100 countries.

The team

Niederer Kraft Frey acted as counsel to Dating Group in this transaction. The NKF team was led by M&A partner Moritz Maurer (pictured) working with associate Corinne Russi, junior associates Alexander Göbel, Luisa Egli, Reto Seiler (all M&A), associates Binderiya Gan-Ayush (IP/M&A) and Annina Fey (employment).