No fireworks at Blackwell a.g.m.

<p>The board and major shareholders of Blackwell Ltd are said to have had a "calm" discussion at the company's annual general meeting yesterday (16th December). A source said that despite "expectations of fireworks", there seemed to have been a mutual decision that there was "little point in fighting" at this stage.

Group board directors, including chairman and c.e.o. Philip Blackwell and m.d. Dominic Myers, delivered an update on the ongoing review of the academic retail chain. They faced a "rebel" shareholder group led by Toby Blackwell, Philip's father, who is determined to block any sel...

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