Broackes, Nigel (Sir) - from United Kingdom
Country of meeting: in the year 1990-1992
Was the founder of Trafalgar House, one of the United Kingdom's largest contracting businesses.
Eastern International became Trafalgar House and Broackes took a 21% stake in the business when it was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1963. In 1964 the Company took a 49% stake in Bridge Walker, a construction company owned by Victor Matthews. After that Broackes and Matthews worked together to build Trafalgar House into one of the United Kingdom's largest contracting businesses. Trafalgar House owned the Cunard Line from 1971 to 1998. Broackes resigned in 1992 following heavy losses associated with a diversification into offshore activities.
In 1979 Broackes became chairman of the London Docklands Development Corporation, a post he resigned from in 1984. He was knighted for his role at that organisation in 1984.
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