Grubhub Inc. a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, today announced that its stockholders overwhelmingly approved the proposals necessary to complete the proposed acquisition by Just Eat Takeaway.com N.V. (“Just Eat Takeaway.com”) of 100% of the shares of Grubhub in an all-stock transaction (the “Transaction”) to create one of the world’s largest online food delivery companies, measured by Gross Merchandise Value and revenue.
56,521,111 outstanding shares of Grubhub common stock voted at the Grubhub special meeting, and of the shares voted, approximately 99.98% were voted in favor of the adoption of the merger agreement between Grubhub and Just Eat Takeaway.com. The final voting results will be publicly filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on a Form 8-K.
“We are pleased that Grubhub stockholders overwhelmingly supported the recommendation of Grubhub’s board of directors on the pending combination with Just Eat Takeaway.com and voted in favor of the transaction,” said Matt Maloney, Grubhub’s founder and chief executive officer. “We thank our stockholders for their continued support and look forward to working with Just Eat Takeaway.com to complete this transaction.”
Subject to satisfaction of remaining customary closing conditions, completion of the Transaction is expected to occur on June 15, 2021.
Grubhub is a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace with the largest and most comprehensive network of restaurant partners, as well as 33 million active diners. Dedicated to connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, Grubhub elevates food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub features over 300,000 restaurants and is proud to partner with over 280,000 of these restaurants in over 4,000 U.S. cities. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, LevelUp, AllMenus and MenuPages.