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Harold Simmons

American businessman and financier, developer of the leveraged buyout

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Harold Clark Simmons was an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist whose banking expertise helped him develop the acquisition concept known as the leveraged buyout to acquire various corporations. He was the owner of Contran Corporation and of Valhi, Inc., . , he controlled five public companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange: NL Industries; Titanium Metals Corporation, the world's largest producer of titanium; Valhi, Inc., a multinational company with operations in the chemicals, component products, Waste Control Specialists , titanium metals industries; CompX International, manufacturer of ergonomic products, and Kronos Worldwide, leading producer and marketer of titanium dioxide.

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University of Aberdeen

University in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

University of Texas at Austin

Public research university in Austin, Texas, United States

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