MenschDanke / Versus

Baker Tilly Roelfs advised the Berlin start-up company MenschDanke upon the acquisition of a majority interest in the US comparison platform Versus.

The transaction team headed by the Munich partners Stephan Zuber (lead partner, corporate) and Dr. Jörg Maitzen (venture capital) provided to MenschDanke comprehensive legal advice within the project’s scope both in terms of contract design and contract negotiations.

MenschDanke operates the voucher and bargain platforms GutscheinPony and Schnaeppchenfuchs as well as the online travel operator Tripdoo.

In the past year, Versus recorded 70 million visitors. The company’s cooperation partners include eBay, Zalando, Otto and Comdirect. It is envisaged to introduce Versus as separate brand in future.

The transaction’s volume was kept confidential.

Quick Facts


  • Provider of voucher and bargain portals


  • Comparison platform

Deal volume

  • Undisclosed

Services provided

  • Project management
  • Legal consulting
  • Contract design
  • Contract negotiations


  • Stephan Zuber (Lead, Corporate)
  • Dr. Jörg Maitzen (Venture Capital)