Takeaway declares victory in Just Eat bid battle

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch online food ordering service Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) on Friday declared victory in its bid to buy Britain’s Just Eat (JE.L) in a deal worth 5.9 billion pounds ($7.7 billion).

Takeaway said in a statement that 80.4 percent of Just Eat shareholders had agreed to its all-share offer, passing a 50 percent threshold needed to make the offer unconditional.

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