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Arthur Holland, toffee and caramel maker, of Southport
1953 Public company incorporated
1960 Started to diversify, acquiring:
1961 OctoberL had made 23 acquisitions during the preceding 3 months
1961 November: Made 8 acquisitions
1965 Carr and Co bid for the family holding in the company but did not intend to make a full take-over; the company' expansion plans since 1960 had not fully successful and shareholders had not had a dividend since 1963