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General Cable Corporation

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1971 Acquisition of cross-shareholding in BICC[1]

1978 BICC disposed of its holding in General Cable to that company as the 2 companies were moving in different directions but General Cable maintained its holding in BICC[2]

1994 Wassall acquired General Cable[3]

1997 Wassall sold most of its interest in General Cable

1999 BICC sold its power cables business to General Cable

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jan 15, 1971
  2. The Times, Jul 13, 1978
  3. The Times, March 18, 1995