archive-edu.com » EDU » H » HBS.EDU

Total: 1666

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • National Homes Corporation - Lehman Brothers Collection
    consists of components built in an off site factory and assembled on the site of the house Prefabrication made construction speedy Once a foundation was laid a house could be erected in two to five weeks In 1948 a two bedroom National Homes bungalow cost 5 750 with 300 down In 1971 when the company issued debentures through Kuhn Loeb a completed house cost 15 000 to 60 000 The company manufactured its wares at plants in Arizona Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Louisiana New York Texas and Virginia The company s structures were sold both by its own distribution network and by independent dealers National Homes began constructing modular housing for the U S Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1968 The company expanded into related businesses in the late 1960s through acquisition or creation of internal subsidiaries National Homes began building its own housing subdivisions through its subsidiary National Homes Construction Corporation founded in 1965 Then in 1968 the company acquired Lago Vista Inc and reinvented the company as a subsidiary National Resort Communities Inc Through National Resort Communities National Homes began selling recreational and retirement homes in separate subdivisions In subsequent years National Homes continued acquiring similar

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=national_homes_corporation (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive


  • National Lead Company - Lehman Brothers Collection
    mining as well as in purchasing stocks of lead internationally In the early 1920s National Lead began experimenting with titanium dioxide a bright white pigment as a new base for paint By the middle of the decade National Lead was the largest lead company in the United States In 1929 the company s president claimed that 100 000 tons of lead were under continuous manufacture at National Lead s plants Net income was 4 9 million in 1927 and 5 2 million in 1935 National Lead began expanding its business in titanium dioxide products during the 1930s and 1940s The company mined titanium ores for production of titanium alloys metals and pigments The company prospered after the Second World War Net income was 5 2 million in 1943 it increased to 47 9 million in 1955 National Lead also worked on atomic bombs on behalf of the U S government during the 1940s and 1950s Along with other private companies like Dow and Westinghouse National Lead contributed to safety systems as well as to weapons For example a National Lead plant in Fernald Ohio produced high purity uranium and researched nuclear fuel reprocessing During the 1970s many of its weapons plants were found to be contaminated In the late 1980s the government and a subsidiary of NL agreed to a multi billion dollar cleanup plan National Lead had mostly ceased mining by the 1950s and instead bought its ore and scrap metal stocks from suppliers It acquired a large portion of its ores from mines in the Adirondacks Quebec Norway Australia and Cuba Paint and pigments comprised 35 percent of the business in the early 1950s The company also sold products for the manufacture of castor oil rayon airplanes and oil drills National Lead acquired Doehler Jarvis in 1953 and

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=national_lead_company (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation - Lehman Brothers Collection
    Glossary History of Lehman Brothers National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation Lehman Brothers Collection National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation List of Deals 1972 50 000 000 aggregate principal amount 7 40 collateral trust bonds series A due 2007 1974 100 000 000 aggregate principal amount 10 1 2 collateral trust bonds series B due 1981 1975 100 000 000 aggregate principal amount 8 95 collateral trust bonds series D

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=national_rural_utilities_cooperative_finance_corporation (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Steel Corporation - Lehman Brothers Collection
    country National Steel acquired the Michigan Steel Corporation before the year was through This acquisition bolstered National Steel s role as a provider of steel to the automobile industry National Steel was generating roughly 140 million in annual sales by 1941 The company s annual sales volume was considerably larger reaching nearly 450 million by the end of the decade At the end of the 1940s the scope of National Steel s operations included nearly 400 coke ovens six blast furnaces producing more than 3 25 million net tons of pig iron steel mills and sizeable iron ore and coal producing properties Over the course of its first two decades National Steel had gained the reputation as one of the most profitable and efficient steel producers in the country The 1950s and the decades to follow however would bring increasing competition from foreign steel producers as their production methods first equaled those of U S producers then eclipsed them in efficiency and the new era would also witness the introduction of aluminum as a popular substitute for tin plate in the container industry This latter development had direct ramifications for a company like National Steel whose production of tin plate for the container industry ranked as its second largest source of income next to supplying the automobile industry with steel To overcome both the insurgence of foreign steel producers and the emergence of aluminum as container material National Steel would increase the efficiency of its operations and diversify into other business areas Capital expenditures increased dramatically beginning in 1959 when National Steel initiated a four year 400 million expansion and modernization program When the program ended in 1963 National Steel ranked as the fourth largest steel producer accounting for 7 percent of total finished steel shipments in the United States

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=national_steel_corporation (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Union Radio Corp. - Lehman Brothers Collection
    three to twelve tubes The result was that between 1927 and 1928 the number of tubes sold for use in radio sets alone grew 82 8 percent There was also the expectation that tube sales would be furthered by their use in other electrical devices such as phonographs talking movies televisions and long distance telephones The creation of National Union Radio is an example of the consolidation that was occurring in the radio tube industry during this period and the need to standardize the wide variety of tubes available Other radio tube manufacturers were merging as well during this time For example Sonatron one of the companies to be acquired by National Union had itself been formed by the merger of four smaller radio tube companies in 1928 The actions of Radio Corporation of America RCA appear to have driven the National Union Radio deal In this deal RCA lent the newly formed National Union Radio two million collars for a period of five years at 5 percent interest The National Union Radio Corporation also entered into a reciprocal license agreement with RCA General Electric GE and Westinghouse to manufacture radio tubes under the patents owned by these companies This

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=national_union_radio_corp (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Natomas Company - Lehman Brothers Collection
    About This Collection Using the Business Records Using the Deal Books Chronology Company Industry Glossary History of Lehman Brothers Natomas Company Lehman Brothers Collection Natomas Company List of Deals 1968 500 000 shares capital stock 1972 600 000 shares of

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=natomas_company (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Neisner Brothers, Inc. - Lehman Brothers Collection
    New York in 1916 it had five stores and annual sales of over 500 000 By 1921 the chain had six stores and sales of 1 2 million By 1927 it had sales of 6 5 million and twenty two stores located in Delaware Illinois Indiana Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota New Jersey New York Ohio Pennsylvania and Wisconsin In December 1928 Neisner Brothers created a subsidiary Neisner Brothers Realty Company After incorporating this new company in Delaware Neisner then transferred to it most of the leases and real estate of the operating company In February 1929 Neisner acquired a substantial interest in British Home Stores Ltd of England marking the first step in a broad expansion program British Home operated a chain of three pence to one shilling stores located in London and environs Besides F W Woolworth British Home Stores was the only other chain store operating in Britain The year 1929 capped a decade of sensational growth for Neisner The Neisner common stock was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in October of that year and sales for 1929 were 15 1 million up 39 percent from 10 9 million in 1928 Beginning in 1930 the effects of the Great Depression and an ambitious expansion program left their mark on the bottom line In 1930 sales grew from 15 1 million to 16 5 million yet net income fell from 861 639 to 175 642 In the following two years sales fell and the company experienced its first losses since at least 1916 As the 1930s progressed the company s fortunes once again started to turn for the better Sales and net income returned to 1929 levels in 1934 with earnings of 831 995 from revenues of 16 6 million Income was 1 2 million from sales of

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=neisner_brothers_inc (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive

  • New Court Private Equity Fund, Inc. - Lehman Brothers Collection
    preferred stock and common stock The New Court Private Equity Fund was created in New York in 1970 by New Court Securities Corporation The Fund was a venture capital fund that was initially created with 51 5 million to assist in financing new business ventures sponsored by New Court Securities the manager as well as other investment groups and institutional investors One of the lead partners in this fund was Charles L Lea Jr who in subsequent years earned the reputation of being a pioneer of the venture capital sector and left a legacy of new business creation He earned the distinction playing a seminal role in the formation of some of the most important structures of the venture capital community In the case of New Court Private Equity Fund Lea and the other founders chose to organize it as a private limited partnership an innovation that became a model for the industry Within months after its creation the fund was investing in oil and gas properties and shortly thereafter began investing in start ups like Federal Express The New Court Securities Corporation was founded only three years earlier in 1967 by five large European banks to purchase securities and

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/lehman/company.html?company=new_court_private_equity_fund_inc (2016-02-18)
    Open archived version from archive



  •