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Directors Of Collapsed Print Group Disqualified For 16 Years

Posted at 9:14PM Wednesday 30 Jan 2013

Mike Dolan and Ben Crozier, directors of the failed £65m-turnover print group Media & Print Investments (MPI), were disqualified for eight years each from 1 February 2013 at a court hearing on 11 January.

Prior to its collapse in May 2008, MPI bought a host of print firms across the South of England, including Borcombe SP, Butler & Tanner, Friary Press and Goodman Baylis.

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