Takeaway.com says Simply Eat deal might be probed by UK’s CMA


FILE PHOTO: Signage for Simply Eat is seen on the window of a restaurant in London, Britain, August 5, 2019. Information/Toby Melville/File Photograph

(Information) – On-line meals ordering agency Takeaway.com stated on Thursday Britain’s competitors watchdog could examine its multi-billion greenback buyout deal for Simply Eat.

Earlier this month, the British firm’s shareholders agreed to the all-share deal over a rival provide from Prosus.

Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; Modifying by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty