The Times and Datamonitor's CommentWire are both reporting CVC is getting closer to revealing a sale or float for the 400-store retailer it bought for £427m in July 2002.

Halfords will be floated sooner rather than later, say pundits

There’s nothing much in either of these stories that hasn’t already appeared on this site, but the flurry of press reports is a possible indication that the mainstream media is being fed ‘for sale/to float’ stories by financial PRs acting on behalf of Halfords. This is speculative, but that’s the way the world operates…

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/…/0,,2095-958539,00.html

http://www.commentwire.com/commwire_story.asp?commentwire_ID=5193

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