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Rocky market conditions may force CVC to postpone the widely-expected initial public offering.

Halfords float could be shelved

According to the Financial Times, turbulent equity markets, rising oil prices and tensions in the Middle East are killing off plans by private equity groups and companies to float businesses. The FT included CVC’s £800m float of Halfords in the list of IPO’s likely to be shelved.

http://news.ft.com/…/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1083180596922

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