Music group Mean Fiddler plans to develop a chain of Jazz Cafés across European capitals. The original café is in London.

The group, which also owns London music venue the Astoria,

is mounting a reverse takeover of its own AIM-listed website.

The will acquire its parent company in all all-share deal worth £33.5m.

It will also raise £5m to £8m to find its European expansion.

The Daily Telegraph 14/07/01 page 29

The Times 14/07/01 page 52 (Business section), page 45 (Tempus, Vusiness section)