Online restaurant manual and meals ordering firm Zomato will promote its UAE meals delivery enterprise to Germany-founded Delivery Hero Group for about USD 172 million (almost Rs 1,220 crore), one of the enterprise’s largest shareholders Info Edge stated Monday. The Gurugram-based firm has also raised around USD a hundred and five million inside the ongoing spherical of investment, Info Edge said in a submission on the BSE.

“As a result, upon final, our shareholding in Zomato can be 26.38 in line with cent on a fully converted and diluted foundation,” it introduced. As a part of the transaction, Zomato Media Pvt Ltd has agreed to sell its UAE meals shipping enterprise to Delivery Hero Group thru its wholly-owned subsidiary Talabat Middle East Services Company LLC. The attention for the transaction is ready USD 172 million, it brought.

“Zomato and Delivery Hero will enter into offerings agreements (at the) basis (of) which Zomato will continue to run the said commercial enterprise on its platform,” it introduced. Zomato keeps to personal and runs its other companies such as Ad Sales, Gold, and so forth, within the USA, Info Edge added. In a separate announcement, Delivery Hero Group said it might take part in Zomato’s today’s investment spherical via investing USD 50 million into Zomato’s worldwide commercial enterprise to turn out to be a Top 10 shareholder and additionally enter into a cloth operational partnership agreement.


“Zomato has constructed a successful food delivery commercial enterprise inside the UAE and India at the return of its eating place seek and discovery app and website. The acquisition will permit us also to enhance our service to clients inside the UAE,” Delivery Hero CEO Niklas Ostberg stated. Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal said the organization is asking “ahead to learning from their (Delivery Hero’s) worldwide enjoy to assist us in enhancing our rapidly growing India meals shipping business.”

In the regulatory submitting, Info Edge also said, “Also, Zomato has concluded its ongoing funding spherical with an additional 2d tranche of about USD one hundred and five million.” The new traders in this round encompass Delivery Hero and Glade Brook Capital, it added. “Including the USD 210 million fundraise intimated in October 2018, the whole amount of fairness capital raised on this spherical of financing quantities to about USO 315 million,” Info Edge said.