Beyond the conversion windfalls

Blackburn, Mike
November 1997
Management Today;Nov97, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on the benefits of building societies converting from mutual or convert status to public limited company (plc) in Great Britain. Short term and long term financial windfall associated with the conversion; Contention that the plc status offers the business flexibility; Long term benefits of mutuality.


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