Takeaway.com said it would table a bid for Just Eat rather than seek an all-share combination in an effort to increase deal certainty and fend off a competing offer from Prosus. On 5 August, Takeaway.com and Just Eat reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended all-share combination, but Takeaway.com said it now intended to implement the combination by way of an offer rather than through a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement. The Just Eat board unanimously recommended that Just Eat shareholders accept the Takeaway.com offer. Takeaway.com would need 75% of shareholders to accept the offer. The switch to an offer from Takeaway.com came as Prosus, on 22 October, made an all-cash offer for Just Eat of 710p in cash.

At 8:15am: (LON:JE.) Just Eat share price was +3.6p at 740.8p