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Hunter prepares for bid battle

Published: 9 July 2007
It appears Sir Tom Hunter is preparing to table a counter bid for Dobbies following his acquisition of 25,000 Dobbies shares on Friday.
West Coast Capital has increased its stake in Dobbies to 25.77% after purchasing the shares for 1,600 pence each.

This latest development comes after the Sunday Express reported that West Coast Capital has hired N.M. Rothschild & Sons Ltd. to advise the investment vehicle on a bid for Dobbies.

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