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Melrose boss denies that GKN takeover may jeopardise national security

Ruth Sunderland, Financial Mail On Sunday

Simon Peckham, the manager government of Melrose, ultimate night time hit again at accusations that his £eight billion takeover of engineering massive GKN may jeopardise national security.

‘We are all British,’ he stated, relating to himself and his 3 administrators. ‘We reside right here and our households reside right here. We are a British corporate taking on every other British corporate. We are as interested by national security as any person else. 

‘Nothing is extra vital than that, not at all benefit.’ Last Thursday, Melrose received a three-month fight after greater than part of GKN’s shareholders supported the deal. But the Government has confronted calls to dam it.

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Peckham stated: ‘We are here to protect national security, not damage it and we will give any undertakings the Government requires on that.’

No UK-owned company has in the past been referred on national security grounds. Several overseas ones were requested to make undertakings.

Peckham insisted it’s extremely not likely his board will obtain the entire £285 million bonus – first printed by means of The Mail on Sunday. ‘We would have to create more value in two years than [GKN] have in 250,’ he stated. ‘We have to add a billion before we get a bean.’

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