Yelp announced that it is acquiring German Restaurant-Kritik, a restaurant review web site based in Hamburg, Germany. The US firm says it will soon start integrating the content of RK which has over 330,000 reviews of around 94,000 restaurants in Germany.
The financial details of the deal has not been disclosed.
Yelp’s review network across the world already covers major cities in 29 countries. The company will use the acquisition of RK to grow faster in European markets. Mike Ghaffary, Yelp’s VP of Business and Corporate Development, said in corporate blog, “The addition of Restaurant-Kritik content to the Yelp family will see us further expand our depth of content in one of our core European markets”.