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London-born billionaire Joseph Lewis has probably become the largest shareholder of Bear Stearns.
London-born billionaire Joseph Lewis has probably become the largest shareholder of Bear Stearns, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. With 8.1 million shares, or a 7 percent stake, Lewis owns more shares than Bear Stearns Chairman and CEO James Cayne, who has 5.8 percent of his company. (New York Daily News)
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