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Amazon To Cut Deliveroo Stake To 11.5% In London IPO

Amazon.com is to cut its stake in British food delivery company Deliveroo to 11.5% in its upcoming initial public offering from 15.8% previously, according to a prospectus published by the company.

Deliveroo this week began roadshows for a London IPO and set a price range of between £3.90 and £4.60 per share, which will give it a market value of between £7.6 billion and £8.8 billion ($10.46 billion-$12.11 billion).

This includes the sale of new shares to raise £1 billion pounds and about 128.2 million shares from existing shareholders at the final price.

Plans To Shed Shares 

According to the prospectus, Amazon is set to shed around 23.3 million shares as part of this, allowing the tech giant to raise between £90.87 million and £107.18 million pounds from the deal.

Amazon raised its stake in Deliveroo to 16% last year in a deal that had to be cleared by the UK's competition watchdog, and participated in a $180 million private funding round in January that valued the firm at more than $7 billion.

News by Reuters edited by Donna Ahern, Checkout. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition.

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