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Get tough on takeovers, says Miliband

Get tough on takeovers, says Miliband Labour leader Ed Miliband has called for tighter regulation on takeovers to protect the long-term interests of British business. In an article for the Financial Times, the Labour leader […]

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Bus News

ADL ends interest in Optare takeover

Bus maker Alexander Dennis (ADL) has ended its brief skirmish with India’s Ashok Leyland for control of rival firm Optare. ADL, which is backed by Stagecoach founder and chief executive Sir Brian Souter, walked away […]

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Coach News

Motts take over Crusader Holidays

Motts Leisure Ltd, the holiday arm of Aylesbury-based Motts Coaches, has taken over the business of Clacton-on-Sea’s Crusader Holidays, which went into administration on December 1 – as reported in last week’s issue. Buckinghamshire-based Motts, […]