P524 Teletext 526 Oct 2 21:01:00   NEWS  FILE ———————————  ———————————————————————— NEW TWIST DURING DENNIS TAKEOVER BATTLE The takeover battle for bus to fire engines maker builder Dennis took a further turn as Mayflower increased its offer to £268.9m. The offer represents an increase of £13.9m on Mayflower's previous offer of £255m. And the offer brings the proposal nearer to the £309m cash and shares deal which was tabled by rival bidder Henlys. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Your PC See p533-537 Next Shares City Family Finance