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Charterhouse Group

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1966 With Linpac Containers acquired 35 percent of a Spanish maker of corrugated board[1]

1966 Through its subsidiary, Newage Engineers Ltd, acquired P. R. Motors

1982 Led a consortium which acquired 90 percent of Coloroll[2]

1982 Leader of a consortium which acquired a large part of the shareholding of F. W. Woolworth and Co; there was no property companies or retail groups in the consortium; it announced it had no intention of asset stripping.[3]

1984 Management buyout of 9 industrial companies, including Coloroll and Newage Transmissions, from Charterhouse Group; the companies were put together in a new company called Paragon[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Aug. 1, 1966
  2. The Times, Apr 14, 1982
  3. The Times, Oct 01, 1982
  4. The Times, Nov 22, 1984