Netherlands-based meal delivery company Takeaway.com has said that the expected timetable for its takeover of British rival Just Eat has been delayed by a week after UK competition authorities said they would look at the deal.
Earlier this month, Just Eat's shareholders agreed to the all-stock deal valued at £6.2 billion over a rival bid from tech investment giant Prosus NV.
Takeaway.com said in a statement that Just Eat would be renamed Just Eat Takeaway.com on January 31 and trading in the company's shares will commence under the new name on February 3.
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Last week, Britain's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said that it believed a probe into the deal may be warranted.
The CMA said it is seeking comment on the deal from interested parties by February 6.