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Mark Leftly sees the British technology company's ageing investors fail to prevent its sale to Schneider Electric

France’s Schneider agrees £3.4bn takeover of Invensys

France's Schneider Electric has agreed a £3.4 billion deal for Invensys in a move that could lead to jobs cuts for UK workers.    

Invensys selling Britain out

A French swoop on Invensys would call time on a British engineer that traces its orgins back to the 19th century.

Invensys dives after Emerson walks away

Shares in Invensys tumbled by 14 per cent yesterday, after it was forced to make an embarrassing U-turn and admit US giant Emerson had made a £2bn-plus bid approach but gone away.

HMRC chief under pressure to quit over Goldman Sachs tax let-off

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Co-operative groups outpace wider economy

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