Beaufort chairman Goldthorpe criticises consolidator model

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Beaufort’s Goldthorpe criticises consolidator model

Beaufort’s Goldthorpe criticises consolidator model

Simon Goldthorpe has criticised the so-called consolidator model, saying it fails to effectively acquire and integrate firms.

The Beaufort Group chairman said he has not seen evidence of consolidators making "a good job of acquiring and integrating firms". "You see it in the way management disappears," he said. "Not necessarily...

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