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Financial Times

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November 1890.


1904 John Reeves Ellerman became the largest single shareholdar

Later owned by St. Clements Press

1919 St Clements Press was acquired by the Berry brothers

Became part of Allied Newspapers

1928 Company reincorporated at Financial Times (1928) Ltd[1]; the company owned the St. Clements Press[2]

1945 Financial News Ltd acquired a major interest in Financial Times (1928) Ltd[3]

1950 S. Pearson and Son bought a controlling interest in the business

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jan. 27, 1928
  2. The Times, May 8, 1928
  3. The Times Dec. 24, 1945