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Just Eat set for £8.2bn merger with

Tyrone Stewart

Just EatFood delivery service Just Eat has agreed to merge with Dutch rival, valuing the combine business at around £8.2bn.

The combined group will become one of the world’s largest food delivery platforms with 360m orders worth €7.3bn (£6.6bn) in 2018. Just Eat shareholders would own approximately 52.2 per cent of the business and shareholders the remaining 47.8 per cent.

Assuming the deal goes ahead, Just Eat chairman Mike Evans would become chairman of the supervisory board of the group, while chairman of the supervisory board Adriaan Nühn would assume the role of vice chairman of the supervisory board. CEO Jitse Groen would take up the role of CEO of the combined group, Just Eat CFO Paul Harrison would be named CFO of the group, and CFO Brent Wissink and COO Jörg Gerbig would assume the role of Co-COOs.

It is planned that the merged business will be headquartered in’s Amsterdam home, while being listed on the London Stock Exchange and keeping a ‘significant part’ of operations in the UK. has until 5pm on 24 August 2019 to announce its intention to make a firm offer to Just Eat for almost half its business.