London Stock Exchange welcomes JUST EAT plc
Thursday 3rd April 2014
London Stock Exchange welcomed JUST EAT plc to open conditional dealings in its shares today.
JUST EAT is the world’s largest online marketplace for restaurant delivery. By enabling an easy and secure way to order food for delivery or collection from local takeaway restaurants, the company seeks to fulfil its mission to empower consumers to love their takeaway experience.
JUST EAT comes to the market with a leading position in the majority of the 13 markets in which it operates, including the U.K., Denmark, France, Canada, Ireland and Spain. Since the first JUST EAT website was launched in 2001, the company has grown significantly, predominantly organically but also via selected acquisitions and today partners with over 36,000 takeaway restaurants globally.
David Buttress, Chief Executive of JUST EAT, said:
“Today is a time for celebration for everyone at JUST EAT. It marks the beginning of our life as a public company, and the opportunities that this brings. Our compelling growth story and market-leading positions have attracted strong investor support for the IPO and I am confident and incredibly excited about our future as we start the next stage of our development as a public company.”