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Greene King thought to be among firms interested in Capital Pub Company

08 July 2011 by
Greene King thought to be among firms interested in Capital Pub Company

Greene King is reported to be among a number of pub companies to have informally contacted Capital Pub Company since it was revealed Fuller's made an indicative 200p-per-share offer for Capital.

Earlier this week Fuller's was served with a notice from the Takeover Panel which requires it to put in a formal offer by 1 August.

In the three weeks since it emerged that the London brewer and pub company's £54m offer had been rejected by its smaller rival, Capital has been informally contacted by Greene King and "several other players", according to the Times.

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