LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OpenTable, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPEN) ( www.opentable.com ), a leading provider of free online reservations for diners and guest management systems for restaurants, today announced the closing of its acquisition of all of the shares of toptable.com, a leading restaurant reservation site in the United Kingdom, for approximately $55 million USD in cash.
toptable.com provides a free and easy-to-use online restaurant reservation service for diners, allowing them to browse and book at more than 3,000 restaurants across the United Kingdom. Nearly three million diners are seated at restaurants each year through reservations booked via toptable.com.
About OpenTable, Inc.
OpenTable is a leading provider of free, real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants. The OpenTable network delivers the convenience of online restaurant reservations to diners and the operational benefits of a computerized reservation book to restaurants. OpenTable has more than 14,000 restaurant customers, and, since its inception in 1998, has seated more than 160 million diners around the world. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.
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