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Dacre sells at Daily Mail

Dacre sells at Daily Mail

It’s the end of an era: media tycoon Paul Dacre has sold his remaining 33,000 ordinary shares in Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT), earning himself £244,200 in the process. This sale came ahead of his 70th birthday and his departure as editor of the Daily Mail in November, after what will be 26 years of service. Although Mr Dacre remains heavily involved in the company (he will become chairman and editor-in-chief of DMGT-owned Associated Newspapers and retains his long-term incentive plan shares) this disposal marks the conclusion of a controversial period for the group.

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