In a move that will not surprise many of the fans of the show, who will be aware of the very public falling out between Caan and fellow panelist Duncan Bannatyne announced that he will not be taking part in any more shows in the UK.
‘My work and philanthropic interests mean I can’t devote the time required to the Den any longer,’ Caan said, adding ‘Dragons’ Den has been an integral and exciting part of my professional life, and I thank the show profusely for letting me be a part of it for so long.’
It is understood however that Caan is in talks with Sony to launch a version of the show in his birth place of Pakistan, where he already spends huge amounts of time on charitable projects.
Caan’s investment practice on the show was called into question when Sharon Wright of Talpa Products exposed her post-show experience after gaining a successful investment from Caan and fellow dragon Duncan Bannatyne.
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