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August 18, 1987 | From Reuters
British conglomerate Hawley Group PLC said Monday that it offered to acquire Parsippany, N.J.-based ADT Inc. for $620.4 million, or $47 a share, in a move that would increase its share of the U.S. market for electronic security systems. ADT is the leading U.S. supplier of these systems. On news of the merger offer, ADT's stock rose $14.50 a share to $48.75 in New York Stock Exchange trading--the biggest dollar and percentage gainer of the day. There are 13.2 million shares outstanding.
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January 30, 1989 | From Associated Press
Darkie toothpaste is being renamed and redesigned to remove its logo of a grinning black minstrel after several groups complained to Colgate-Palmolive Co. that the product was offensive, the company said. The toothpaste is manufactured and sold in Asia by the Hong Kong-based Hawley & Hazel Group. Colgate-Palmolive, which sells household and hygiene products worldwide, became a joint partner with Hawley & Hazel in 1985.
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January 30, 1989 | From Associated Press
Darkie toothpaste is being renamed and redesigned to remove its logo of a grinning black minstrel after several groups complained to Colgate-Palmolive Co. that the product was offensive, the company said. The toothpaste is manufactured and sold in Asia by the Hong Kong-based Hawley & Hazel Group. Colgate-Palmolive, which sells household and hygiene products worldwide, became a joint partner with Hawley & Hazel in 1985.
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August 18, 1987 | From Reuters
British conglomerate Hawley Group PLC said Monday that it offered to acquire Parsippany, N.J.-based ADT Inc. for $620.4 million, or $47 a share, in a move that would increase its share of the U.S. market for electronic security systems. ADT is the leading U.S. supplier of these systems. On news of the merger offer, ADT's stock rose $14.50 a share to $48.75 in New York Stock Exchange trading--the biggest dollar and percentage gainer of the day. There are 13.2 million shares outstanding.
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