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Takeaway declares victory in Just Eat bid battle

AMSTERDAM, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Dutch online food ordering service Takeaway.com on Friday declared victory in its bid to buy Britain’s Just Eat in a deal worth 5.9 billion pounds ($7.7 billion).

Takeaway said in a statement that 80.4 percent of Just Eat shareholders had agreed to its all-share offer, passing a 50 percent threshold needed to make the offer unconditional. ($1 = 0.7655 pounds) (Reporting by Toby Sterling Editing by Keith Weir)

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