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THG surges 24% as Candy Ventures says it may consider making an offer

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THG surges 24% as Candy Ventures says it may consider making an offer
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Shares of THG climbed 25% in London as a potential bidding war emerged for the U.K.-listed online retailer, known as the Hut Group. THG said late Thursday that it had rejected a proposal from a group of investment companies led by Belerion Capital and King Street Capital Management for 170 pence a share, valuing the deal at 2.07 billion pounds ($2.58 billion). Meanwhile, technology venture capitalist Candy Ventures Sarl said late Thursday that it was in the early stages of considering a possible

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