Iceland founder Sir Malcolm Walker rebuffs takeover interest

Malcolm Walker

Walker has seen “frequent approaches” for the chain and opportunistic investors buying its debt at a discounted rate

The founder has reasserted his vow to maintain control of the discount frozen foods retailer, despite approaches from several potential buyers since the beginning of the pandemic, reports The Sunday Telegraph. 

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