The Delivery Hero-Woowa Bros. Merger Faces Antitrust Hurdles

The proposed $4 billion merger between Berlin, Germany-based Delivery Hero and South Korea’s Woowa Brothers now faces regulatory hurdles around antitrust concerns, according to The Korea Herald. Some South Korean lawmakers have gone as far as to request the deal get scrapped on the grounds that it is anti-competitive. In response, South Korea’s antitrust watchdog, the […]

Delivery Hero to Acquire South American Delivery Firm Glovo

In yet another big consolidation for the global food delivery industry, Delivery Hero is set to acquire Latin- and South-American delivery network Glovo for about $268 million. The deal would mark the second large delivery acquisition by the German-based delivery firm in as many months. The company also announced plans to acquire InstaShop, an online […]

Uber could lose its Grubhub deal to Just Eat or Delivery Hero

According to CNBC there are two suitors rivaling Uber for purchase of U.S. food delivery company Grubhub: Just Eat Takeaway (the union of Just Eat and Takeaway) and Delivery Hero. Both are European companies perhaps looking for a major entry to the United States market. Just Eat Takeaway is based in the U.K. and Holland, while Delivery Hero  is based […]

Grubhub has two new suitors, Just Eat Takeaway and Delivery Hero, as Uber stalls

Grubhub has received interest from at least two European companies — Delivery Hero and Just Eat — as potential acquirers, according to people familiar with the matter. A deal with a European buyer would likely be an easier sell to regulators. Uber’s talks with Grubhub continue and could still strike a deal to buy […]


When you’re talking about European outliers, especially in Berlin, it’s impossible to not name Delivery Hero, their meteoric rise did lots to really show what could be built here and especially in Berlin. Successes of such magnitude go a long way in creating critical mass and narrative that attracts inward investment and acts as a […]

Zomato to sell UAE food delivery business for $172 million

(Reuters) – Zomato Media Pvt Ltd will sell its UAE food delivery business to Germany’s Delivery Hero Group for about $172 million, Zomato’s second-largest shareholder Info Edge (India) Ltd said on Monday. Zomato and Naspers-backed Delivery Hero will then enter services agreements under which Zomato will continue to run the business on its own platform […]

Uber Eats and Foodora leave Austria

A few days after Uber Eats announced it would withdraw completely from Austria, another food delivery service, Foodora, shares the same message. But the Delivery Hero-owned company disappears from Austria, because the parent company focuses on its other food delivery service, Mjam, instead. Last Thursday, Uber Eats said it would completely withdraw from the online delivery market […]

Delivery Hero sells its German business to in a $1.1B deal

One more big consolidation play is underway in the highly competitive European food delivery business, amid more pressure from newer players like Uber Eats  and Deliveroo. Today, Delivery Hero announced that it will be selling its operations in Germany — its actual home market — to Dutch rival for a total consideration of €930 million (or about $1.1 […]

Foodora’s fail ‘no surprise’ as entire future of the food delivery industry is now questioned

HEAD onto the Foodora Australia website today and it’s as bright and breezy as ever. The lurid pink hue jumps out and, at the top of the page, a message still pops up asking for people to join the “Foodora courier team”. But no one’s going to be signing up to “courier” meals for Foodora […]

Delivery Hero court case a litmus test for startup governance

Employees of Delivery Hero, the German equivalent of Grubhub, are calling for better working conditions. A court decision could strengthen their case, and affect how much power German startups have to share with labor. …Delivery Hero, the German equivalent of Grubhub in the US, operates delivery platforms in over 40 countries with over 150,000 worldwide […]