As the battle to buy UK online food delivery platform Just Eat intensifies, Naspers subsidiary Prosus may have to fork out even more than its latest sweetened £5.1bn (R98.32bn) offer as it tries to outbid rival Takeaway.com.

Prosus swooped with a cash offer in October, seeking to break up a tie-up between Just Eat and its Dutch rival Takeway.com and highlighting CEO Bob van Dijk’s strategy to build a bigger food delivery business to take on Silicon Valley giant Uber Eats and Amazon-backed Deliveroo. 

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