Macquarie Capital Leads €15m Round

By David Knight |

Berlin-based food delivery platform has closed a €15 million financing round led by Australian firm Macquarie Capital. In total, the company has now raised an astonishing €20 million since its inception in 2009. Existing investors, which include DuMont Ventures, have also contributed to the latest round.

With lieferando, individuals and businesses can get all kinds of food – from pizza and pasta to sushi and burgers – delivered to them from the numerous outlets on the platform. The company is part of the yourdelivery group and is currently active in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Poland.

The new funding will primarily be used to expand the partner network and improve customer service. Jörg Gerbig, founder and CEO of, said: “We are thrilled by the opportunity of working together with Macquarie Capital, whose track record and experience in the online sector will be extremely valuable in helping us to achieve our goal of becoming a market leader. The new financing round will mean that can continue to expand its offering to customers and partner restaurants.”

David Standen, senior managing director of Macquarie Capital, said: “We are impressed with what the ( team has achieved to date and believe that the business has significant growth ahead of it, as it continues to focus on providing an exceptional customer experience.”