British companies that are no longer British
The last 10 years have seen dozens of leading UK firms fall into the hands of overseas buyers. In many cases, shareholders have profited handsomely from the sale.
Earlier this week, the world-famous Hamleys toy store was sold to French retailer Groupe Ludendo. This is the latest chapter in a series of foreign takeovers of premium British firms.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%