As the process is now under wraps he wasn't able to give any details of the three or four suitors.
I have no idea whether Baile and Young are still in there. An article in yesterday's Metro on trying to resuscitate once proud car brands I thought neatly summed Simon Baile and Oddbins: 'the problem is often too much sentimental enthusiasm, not enough market research and the lack of a sound business plan'. In Simon's case the enthusiasm may well have been compounded by wanting to prove himself to his father. I suspect there are echoes of Hugh Ryman here.
See also figures from Oddbins' balance sheet – Plunging into the red.