The American webwinkelgigant Amazon has taken a stake in the British maaltijdbestelbedrijf Deliveroo. That confirmed Amazon after notification by the British Sky News.
The deal is part of a round of Deliveroo in which a total of 575 million dollars is collected from different lenders.
The support of Amazon, one of the richest companies in the world, can Deliveroo an important boost in the competition with rivals such as Takeaway and Uber Eats.
Amazon is responsible for the largest part of the investment in Deliveroo. Other parties who participated in the investment round were existing investors of the company: T Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Research Company and Greenoaks.