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Tyzack Turner Group

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Previously W. Tyzack, Sons and Turner

1986 W. A. Tyzack and Co discontinued talks with Tyzack Turner about a possible take-over[1]

1987 Acquired Deltight International in a reverse take-over of Tyzack Turner; Mr John Newman (ex-Hanson Trust) and Mr Nicholas Shipp thereby acquired nearly 40 percent of Tyzack Turner[2]

1987 Acquired United Packaging[3]

By then was an engineering and packaging group.

1988 Sold the core engineering, components and hand tools business to the near name-sake W. A. Tyzack and Co[4]

1988 Renamed TT Group plc

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, October 24, 1986
  2. The Times, July 21, 1987
  3. The Times, August 26, 1987
  4. The Times, August 04, 1988