The purchase would strengthen Uber’s position in the food supply sector, where the transportation platform through Uber Eats occupies an important position.
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Over is about to close a deal to buy its American rival Postmates for about $ 2.6 billion.
This purchase is one of the options the company is considering itself Postmates To reward its investors, since a possible IPO in the summer has also been analyzed in the past few days, the US newspaper reported The Wall Street Journal.
In its last round of financing in September 2019 Postmates The value was $ 2.4 billion. The purchase of this company would be in response to the acquisition of Pit stroke by Just eat to gowho bought it for $ 7.3 billion and who Over I was interested in purchasing.
In May, Over US $ 750 million senior five year senior notes issued to fund “potential acquisitions and strategic transactions”. A lot has happened in the last few months on the path to consolidation in the area of platforms for the delivery of food at home.
At the beginning of the year, Bring away was done with Just eatHe won the fight against Prosus, Naspers’ investment arm and benchmark shareholder of Delivery man.