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Hogg Robinson seeks clarification on bid

Financial services and travel group Hogg Robinson is seeking to clarify the £275m approach made by Active Value Advisors according to the Financial Times.


Hogg&#39s has written to AVA asking what vehicle will be used in the bid and how funds would be raised.


The move follows an announcement by AVA that it would not make a hostile bid for Hogg.


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