Just Eat strengthens Italian business with dual acquisition
JUST EAT plc (“JUST EAT”), the world’s leading online and mobile market place for takeaway food, is pleased to announce the acquisition of two leading Italian online delivery companies, further strengthening its rapidly growing Italian business, JUST EAT.it.
The acquisition of Clicca e Mangia, based in Milan, and DeliveRex, based in Rome, cements JUST EAT’s leadership in Italy’s two largest online takeaway delivery markets. The transactions will add several hundred new restaurants to JUST EAT’s expanding marketplace for takeaway food, and thousands of new customers.
David Buttress, CEO of Just Eat, commented:
“I am delighted to have added two fast-growing online restaurant delivery networks to our existing operations in Italy. This means more restaurant partners, greater choice and more customers in the most important cities for online takeaway delivery in the country. These transactions reflect our strategy of building strong local positions in markets where we operate, as we pursue market leadership wherever we are.”