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Mystery bidders identities revealed

After months of speculation about a potential takeover, the names of the men at the centre of it all have been revealed.

The Watford Observer revealed that Panos Thomas and Laurence Bassini have made a statement to the Stock Exchange outlining their interest in making an offer for Watford Leisure PLC.

"Mr Panagiotis (Panos) Thomas and Mr Laurence Bassini note the recent media speculation concerning a possible offer for Watford Leisure plc ('Watford').

'Mr Thomas and Mr Bassini confirm they are considering making an offer at or around 1 pence per ordinary share for Watford.

'There can be no certainty that an offer will be forthcoming."


Earlier in the day the Watford Observer broke a story suggesting that calls made to shareholders from American companies, offering to buy ordinary shares worth 9.5p for 20 could well be part of a scam the full article is at:

The Watford Observer

As ever, VitalWatford will keep you at the cutting edge of any developments regarding a possible takeover.




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The Journalist

Writer: Tom Bodell Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 11 2011

Time: 2:06PM

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Still don't know what to think about any possible take over... I think I need more info first to make a choice about it....
watford1881
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11/02/2011 19:46:00

All we know is that Thomas is a 'respected' knee surgeon. Not a lot to go on. I trust that GT and the board will do their due diligence and not just sell to any crook, fraudster or idiot. Fingers crossed.
wfc123
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12/02/2011 10:52:00

The only trouble with that statement is that out of the 2people named only one of them is actually a director/secretary of the newly formed company allegedly attempting to buy our club. Who is Bassini? Is he real or is it a sudo name?
ANDY710
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14/02/2011 20:53:00

 

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