Playing the Game: The Takeover

Will Hutton

Hanson plc is a British success story. Set up in 1965, it has grown by takeover; in 1990, Lord Hanson, founder and chairman, could claim twenty-five years of uninterrupted profits and dividend growth. Today, Hanson plc has a ten-billion-pound turnover and employs eighty thousand people.

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