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Courtaulds (Australia) Ltd (1949 - )

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Registered in New South Wales in 1949.

Registered in Sydney on November 8, 1949, Courtaulds Ltd. of England sponsored the formation of the company.
In October 1964, Courtauld Ltd, UK, acquired a majority shareholding. In May 1969 Hilton corporation purchased the Courtauld Ltd Australian textile interests. In July 1969 the company merged operations with the Hilton Group and the other textile interest of Courtaulds Ltd. UK, after Courtauld Ltd, UK had offered to buy 50% of shares owned by each Hilton Corp Ltd shareholder in the company.
The company’s name changed to Courtauld Hilton Limited.
Sources used to compile this entry: Information provided by RMIT, MBIT student, Catherine Nolan.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Bruce A. Smith
Created: 17 July 2000
Modified: 1 May 2005

Published by Archive Research Consultancy, 1999-2006
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Updated: 3 December 2006

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