ARQIS advises Fit Reisen on the sale of KMW Reisen to HomeToGo

19. December 2023

ARQIS has advised Fit Reisen on the sale of KMW Reisen GmbH to HomeToGo. KMW Reisen GmbH (KMW) operates a leading online travel portal for short trips in the DACH region at Founded in 2001, the online pioneer Kurz Mal Weg has been part of the Fit Reisen Group ( based in Frankfurt am Main since 2016.

HomeToGo was founded in 2014 and makes holiday accommodation easily accessible to everyone. Since then, the listed Berlin-based company has grown steadily and has developed into the SaaS-enabled marketplace with the world's largest selection of holiday accommodation (over 15 million offers). HomeToGo SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “HTG”.

Simultaneously with the acquisition of KMW Reisen GmbH from Fit Reisen, HomeToGo acquires a majority stake in Super Urlaub GmbH. As a result of this transaction, HomeToGo will hold a 51 per cent majority stake in the combined company. This includes the two brands Kurz Mal Weg and Kurzurlaub, two leading specialists for themed holidays and hotel offers for short trips in the DACH region and neighbouring countries.

The sale of the two companies took place as part of a bidding process led by Carlsquare as M&A advisor. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase prices.

The leading ARQIS partner of this mandate, Dr Lars Laeger, already advised Fit Reisen on the acquisition of the business of KMW Reisen GmbH from the insolvency of the former Unister Group.


Advisors for Fit Reisen

ARQIS (Dusseldorf): Dr. Lars Laeger (Federführung; M&A), Thomas Chwalek (M&A), Johannes Landry (M&A), Lisa-Marie Niklas (Arbeitsrecht), Marcus Nothhelfer (IP); Counsel: Jens Knipping, Dennis Reisich (beide: Steuern); Managing Associates: Dr. Denis Schütz (M&A); Associates: Katrin Ludwig (M&A), Rolf Tichy (IP)


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