Melrose boss Simon Peckham hits back at accusations that his £8bn takeover of engineering giant GKN could jeopardise national security



Simon Peckham, the chief executive of Melrose, last night hit back at accusations that his £8 billion takeover of engineering giant GKN could jeopardise national security.
‘We are all British,’ he said, referring to himself and his three directors. ‘We live here and our families live here. We are a British company taking over another British company. We are as concerned about national security as anyone else. 
'Nothing is more important than that, certainly not profit.’ Last Thursday, Melrose won a three-month battle after more than half of GKN’s shareholders supported the deal. But the... read more

 
1 April 2018 in Business, Views: 63
Source: Daily Mail
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