Proposed Deliveroo and Amazon deal comes under scrutiny

October 18, 2019 | Investment

Written by FinTech Alliance

Proposed Deliveroo and Amazon deal comes under scrutiny

The UK Competition and Markets Authority is investigating the proposed investment deal between two giants in the tech space.

In Brief:

  • Amazon led Deliveroo’s series G round which raised $575mn.

  • The CMA will investigate whether the investment results in a “substantial lessening of competition”.

  • A decision will be made by 11 December.

What does this mean?

Ecommerce giant Amazon is looking for a stake in the disruptive meal delivery market, and investment in Deliveroo could be the way forward if it wants to compete with Uber Eats – if it’s given the go ahead.

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