Opinion

Abano – a sad adieu to one-time Watson plaything

Brian Gaynor
Sat, 19 Dec 2020

Abano – a sad adieu to one-time Watson plaything
Brian Gaynor
Sat, 19 Dec 2020
  The delisting of Abano Healthcare next Tuesday, after a brutal takeover battle with Australian private equity interests, is a sad farewell to a listed company that generated more than its fair share of controversy and media coverage.Abano has had a large number of big personalities, internal conflicts, takeover offers and great expectations that were never quite achieved.This columnist could write a book about Abano, but this week will concentrate on its early days, particularly Eric Watson’s involvement. Watson was the compan...

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