Fresh bid talk lifts shares in Peppa Pig firm Entertainment One
(Close): Shares in Entertainment One - the owner of the Peppa Pig children's TV series - have jumped on speculation it could face another takeover bid.
Reports at the weekend said the FTSE 250-listed company could face a bid approach from private equity firm KKR. Shares in Entertainment One rose 6.78% to 255p.
Entertainment One rejected a £1bn bid from UK broadcaster ITV last week.
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