JustEat Takeaway $7.6B merger approved, pair pick up $756M in new funding – TechCrunch

[ad_1] On the heels of Amazon getting approval from the competition authority to proceed with an investment leading a $575 million round for food delivery startup Deliveroo in the UK, two of Deliveroo’s biggest rivals got their own £6.2 billion merger approved, and they have subsequently picked up an extra $756 million to come out fighting.…

Airbnb ups its debt by $1BN amid the coronavirus travel crunch – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Airbnb has secured commitments of $1 billion for a syndicated time period mortgage from institutional buyers, it said. The emergency money injection comes as the coronavirus travel freeze continues to hammer trip leases, with holidaymakers locked down at residence and world travel banned or closely discouraged for public well being causes. Neither the names…