WALL STREET: Opportunity, Inc.

wice in 25 years the Office of Alien Property confiscated the German-owned American Bosch Corp. Once, after World War I, the Germans slyly got it back. Lask week the Government sold the company again, but this time it made sure that no alien would ever again control Bosch. The buyer was Allen & Co., an aggressive Wall Street investment banking house with the reputation of holding on to what it gets.

Snap-Up. Allen & Co. thought that Bosch (fuel injection pumps, automotive equipment) would link up nicely with Brooklyn's Amra Corp. (electronic devices), which Allen bought into in 1946. So...

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