Songbird Estates, which controls Canary Wharf, was in focus again yesterday as speculation circulated that Paul Reichmann, the Canada-based developer of the Docklands estate, had been buying more shares. Financial Times

Late in the day a block of 3.77m Songbird B shares changed hands at 260p. Traders believe the buyer was Reichmann, who this month declared a 4.3% interest in Songbird’s B shares.