TDR Capital, the owner of the PizzaExpress chain, said that it had received valid acceptances of bid for Ask Central from shareholders representing 65.7% of the company's stock. TDR said it would extend the offer for 10 days, with the next closing date 3pm on April 30. The bid, made by TDR and its partner in PizzaExpress, Capricorn Ventures, through a vehicle called Riposte Ltd, values Ask at £212.9m.