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Lonrho

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1909 Founded as the London and Rhodesian Mining and Land Co.

1963 Name changed to Lonrho.[1]

1968 Acquired David Whitehead and Sons. [2]

1968 Acquired Ashanti Goldfields Corporation. [3]

1969 Acquired John Holt and Co (Liverpool). [4]

1976 Acquired Brentford Nylons. [5]

1977 Acquired Dunford and Elliott. [6]

1979 Acquired Dutton-Forshaw Group. [7]

1979 Acquired Harrison and Sons. [8]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, March 12, 1963
  2. The Times, September 17, 1968
  3. The Times, October 24, 1968
  4. The Times, May 19, 1969
  5. The Times, July 7, 1976
  6. The Times, January 27, 1977
  7. The Times, October 18, 1979
  8. The Times, September 26, 1979