- Stock broker Share said it had received a takeover approach from Interactive Investor Services.

Share did not give any details of the offer and confirmed the approach after noting a recent rise in its share price.

'There can be no certainty that an offer will be made for the company, nor as to the terms on which an offer may be made,' Share said.

The company noted that Interactive Investor had until the close of business on 31 May to make a firm bid under UK rules.

'A further announcement will be made as and when appropriate,' it added.

At 1:17pm: [LON:SHRE] Share PLC share price was +4p at 34.5p

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