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Return to Go | Jim Slater


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Jim Slater was the British financier who in the 1960s introduced hostile takeovers in London, two decades before Icahn and Pickens were to ravage Wall Street. Through hundreds of acquisitions between 1964 and 1973, his platform Slater Walker (SW) grew from a market capitalization of £1.5m to over £225m. But the great stock market crash of 1973–1975, in combination with overly aggressive leverage, was the end of the success story.

A brief on the book Return to Go can be read here.

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