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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Rowntree dumps its Reed shares

From The Telegraph: "Two investors in Reed Elsevier have sold their shares as a protest that the publishing giant runs arms fairs which have included the sale of torture equipment. F&C Asset Management and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust sold their holdings after concerns about the companies selling equipment at Reed's fairs. Reed Exhibitions, runs the UK's arms fair, Defence Systems and Equipment International (DSEi)"

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