Allied Carpets has appointed Gavin Anderson on a six-figure fee to
help defend it from a hostile bid from discount retailer Brown and
Prior to the bid both parties used Brunswick for financial PR. Brown and
Jackson has now appointed Shandwick. Another interested party in
acquiring Allied Carpets, venture capitalist Wassall, is represented by
its longstanding agency, Financial Dynamics, while rival bidder Tapis St
Maclou is not believed to have a UK agency.