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Sir Tom keeps buying Dobbies' shares

Published: 8 November 2007
Wyevale owner continues stakebuilding.
West Coast Capital has bought an additional 35,000 Dobbies shares at £15 taking its shareholding to 29.16%.

A spokesman for West Coast told the FT:"The game is never over until it's over."

The purchase fuels speculation that Sir Tom is going to make life as difficult as possible for Tesco despite comments that he is looking forward to working with Britain's largest retailer.

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