Private equity firm evaluates options including an offer for Wembley Arena owner

Private equity firm HBOS has confirmed it is considering its options over a potential takeover bid for developer Quintain.

HBOS subsidiary Quill Securities told the stock exchange yesterday that it was “evaluating” its options on Quintain, including making an offer for the company.

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The developer, which is working on the regeneration of land around Wembley stadium, is valued at about £1.2bn.

Quintain also owns Wembley Arena and land surrounding the Millennium Dome.