Parkin loses backer in bid to take Clipper private again


Sun Capital Partners has abandoned its interest in making a bid for Clipper Logistics. Clipper executive chairman Steve Parkin, who founded the company in 1992 and owns nearly a third of its shares, was understood to be preparing a £300m bid with the Florida-based private equity firm to take Clipper off the stock market. However, following an extension to the bid deadline to allow further discussions, Sun Capital has announced it is no longer considering an offer. Sources suggest the […]