I would certainly agree with your analysis Richard. I already own most of these companies (though not Goodwin or Dewhurst). I think investors would do well to note today's (3rd March) press release from Science which says "the potential synergies of the Leatherhead operations with Oakland and Sagentia have become increasingly apparent and the Group's existing offerings to the food & beverage market have been significantly enhanced by this acquisition." This is a very good sign, particularly as the company is often quite conservative in its statements. I reckon the money paid to buy Leatherhead under pressure of adminstration will prove to be a real bargain.
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