- Sector: Media & Internet
- Deal Type: Private Capital; Founder-led Businesses
- Engagement type: Fundraise
- Size: $45 million
Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Holidu on a further $45 million Series D growth capital raise led by 83North. Other investors in the round include Prime Ventures, coparion and EQT Ventures, as well as other existing investors.
Munich-based Holidu is a leading technology company in the vacation rental industry and produced strong profitable growth despite the crisis impacting travel over the last 12 months. Holidu is active in 21 countries with its search engine that combines more than 15 million vacation rental offers from over a thousand travel sites and property managers. Under the Bookiply brand, the company also helps vacation rental owners to secure more bookings with less effort through a software-and-service solution. The new funding will enable Holidu to further accelerate the profitable growth of its vacation rental search engine and the expansion of its vacation rental software business with Bookiply.
This transaction underlines Arma Partners’ position as a market-leading advisor on private capital financings through its Private Capital practice, utilising its strong connectivity across the full breadth of relevant investor categories globally. The transaction also highlights Arma Partners’ outstanding track record of building long-term client relationships as a trusted advisor (having advised Holidu for the second time in the last 24 months), our experience as a leading specialist advisor in the Online Travel sector and our strong footprint in the DACH region.