YodelTalk Limited as well as its Austrian and US subsidiaries were sold to the French Sendinblue SAS in a share deal. Sendinblue is one of Europe’s leading software providers for marketing and sales and offers innovative SaaS solutions for SMEs across all digital channels.
YodelTalk sells intelligent phone systems for customer service through integration with popular SaaS platforms. The acquisition of YodelTalk is an important step for Sendinblue to expand their product portfolio and meet the growing needs of their customers for affordable and easily accessible end-to-end marketing and sales solutions.
YodelTalk and its founders, Nina Hoedlmayr, Mike Heininger, David Heininger and Mario Uher were advised by Keyvan Rastegar and Raphaela Pfeiffer (RPCK | Rastegar Panchal), the buyer Sendinblue SAS by Paul Hastings France (Charles Cardon, Jordan Jablonka, Amaury Steinlin), Paul Hastings UK (Tamson Doran) and Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH (Marco Thorbauer, Tobias Hayden).
YodelTalk selected RPCK for its leading venture capital expertise and international deal structure (Austria-UK-USA).
The terms of the deal will not be disclosed.
Keyvan Rastegar (Partner, Corporate/M&A) of RPCK commented: “I am very pleased that we could accompany our long-standing client YodelTalk, which we have advised since its founding phase, to a successful exit. We are convinced that the growth can be continued.”
Mike Heininger of YodelTalk added, “Our mission at YodelTalk is to enable SMBs to operate at the same level as large enterprises when it comes to communications and customer service – just in a more cost-effective manner. We are very excited to be part of Sendinblue’s all-in-one platform to help businesses on their journey and better connect them with their customers. RPCK has been an indispensable companion in completing this merger.”
About RPCK | Rastegar Panchal
RPCK Rastegar Panchal is an international law firm with offices in Vienna, New York and Denver. The firm advises visionary investors and innovative entrepreneurs from idea to exit, while regularly winning awards for its expertise in venture capital, corporate/M&A and real estate law.
RPCK is particularly pioneering in venture capital, impact investing and social entrepreneurship, as well as corporate law reform projects.
Yodel.io is an intelligent customer service phone system that supports teams as a digital receptionist, pre-qualifies incoming calls, and enables call management without switching tools by integrating with major SaaS platforms. Yodel.io is all about conversation that lives where you work. The startup was founded by Mike Heininger, Nina Hoedlmayr, Mario Uher and David Heininger and backed by investors including the European Super Angels Club, Companisto and Seedcamp. Yodel.io is in use by thousands of companies worldwide.
Sendinblue is among Europe’s leading all-in-one software providers for sales and marketing. The SaaS solution supports small and medium-sized enterprises, start-ups and individual entrepreneurs in building relationships with their customers across all digital channels and thereby increasing their growth. Sendinblue’s portfolio of services includes DSGVO-compliant direct marketing via email, SMS and chat, as well as marketing automation and customer relationship management. Sendinblue is headquartered in Paris with offices in Berlin, Seattle, Noida, Bangalore, Sofia and Toronto and employs over 600 people. The product range is used by more than 400,000 active customers in 180 countries.