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GAME confirms rescue bid

GAME Group has confirmed that a ‘third party’ has shown an interest in providing financial support to the stricken retailer. Although not mentioned in the statement, that third party is OpCapita, the investment firm who also owns electricals retailer Comet. But GAME stress that although OpCapita has sought dialogue with …

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GAME’s shares rally on acquisition reports

GAME’s share price has shot above two pence following reports the retailer is about to be bought. That’s up 95 per cent since the start of the day. According to The Times, Comet owner OpCapita – a private investment firm – is planning to swoop for the games specialist. Meanwhile, …

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CONFIRMED: OpCapita tables GAME buyout offer

The future of retailer GAME could be on the verge of being secured. The Times reports that Comet owner OpCapita has offered to buy out the GAME Group’s lenders, including the complete repayment of all of the chain’s suppliers. This has since been confirmed to MCV. This is particularly good …

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Hilco and OpCapita linked to GAME acquisition

As stated by MCV yesterday, the widespread belief that GameStop will swoop to acquire part or all of GAME could yet prove wide of the mark. Although GameStop can still confidently be regarded as the front-runner, The Financial Times has named two other would-be suitors – Hilco and OpCapita. Hilco …

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