Keystone Law advised Culture Trip, a UK-based trips and travel guides business on its sale to US News & World Report, a digital media company, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction will augment US News’ travel franchise, which includes rankings and advice to aid international travellers. The Culture Trip app has been downloaded over 3 million times and boasts millions of monthly users.

Keystone Law’s corporate partner David Bennett led the Keystone team advising on the transaction, which included IP and commercial partner Christopher Gabbitas, employment partner Emma Wayland, and tax consultant Michael Fluss.

Ana Jakimovska, CEO of Culture Trip, said:

“We were pleased to get this game-changing transaction over the line and acknowledge the massive effort and skill shown by David Bennett and the Keystone team, who I highly recommend.”

David Bennett added:

“We were delighted to help Ana and the Culture Trip team and assist them in completing this significant transaction. We wish the business all the success in the future.”

Culture Trip was also provided corporate finance advice by Steve Lazarus of Lazarus Consulting.

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