Second round bids for £250m turnover GCG are due before the end of November.
Lloyds Banking Group – which owns about 40 per cent of GCG – put the 130-store chain up for sale by appointing advisers at Rothschild and first round bids were due in the middle of October.
Apax owns Nordic garden centre chain Plantasjen, bought in December 2006. Terra Firma has bought EMI and several pub and drinks companies.
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