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Takeaway.com’s Possible Bid for Just Eat May Spark Food Fight

  • Two companies in talks over potential all-share deal
  • Industry in Europe a battleground between rivals such as Uber
Fierce Competition In The Food Delivery Business
Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Takeaway.com is in takeover talks with rival Just Eat Plc, a $5.3 billion deal that would mark a fight against rivals including Uber Technologies Inc.

The food delivery industry in Europe has been a battleground, with rivals competing on prices and copying each other’s business models. The all-share deal that’s being considered from Takeaway is another sign the Dutch-based company is intent on taking on its better-known rivals.