TITLE

DEALS COMMENT

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;9/12/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on several financial deals. DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary and Travers Smith have taken the lead in a prospective bidding war for bookstore chain Ottakar's PLC after securing roles advising the management buyout (MBO) team and Phoenix Equity Partners respectively. The founder of the company launched a £79 million MBO bid through newly turned company Book Store Acquisitions, backed by Phoenix. Linklaters is confident of securing a mandate advising Australian heavy hitter Macquarie Bank on its much-speculated potential counter-bid for the London Stock Exchange.
ACCESSION #
18345887

 

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