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Bluhdorn, Charles G.

John N. Ingham.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management. 991 words.

Bluhdorn, Charles G. (20 September 1926–19 February 1983), conglomerate entrepreneur, was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of Paul Bluhdorn and Rose (maiden name unknown). Bluhdorn was...

Blunt, Sir John, first baronet (bap. 1665, d. 1733), financier and a founder of the South Sea Company

Howard Erskine-Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 1345 words.

Blunt, Sir John, first baronet (bap. 1665, d. 1733), financier and a founder of the South Sea Company, son of Thomas Blunt, a Baptist shoemaker of Rochester, Kent, and Isabella, daughter of...

Bolton, John Eveleigh (1920–2003), industrialist and promoter of management education

Andrew Thomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Banking. 1384 words.

Bolton, John Eveleigh (1920–2003), industrialist and promoter of management education, was born on 17 October 1920 at 108 Dartmouth Street, West Bromwich, the second of three children of...

Bolts, William [formerly Willem Bolst] (1739–1808), merchant and speculator

H. V. Bowen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 877 words.

Bolts, William [formerly Willem Bolst] (1739–1808), merchant and speculator, was born on 7 February 1739 on the continent, probably in Germany. However, as a child he lived in Britain, and...

Brayne, John (c. 1541–1586), grocer and financier

Herbert Berry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1485 words.

Brayne, John (c. 1541–1586), grocer and financier, was the eldest child of Thomas Brayne (d. 1562), a tailor (nominally a girdler), and his wife, Alice Barlow (d. 1566), of the parish of St...

Brice, Calvin Stewart

Thomas S. Mach.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; US Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1435 words.

Brice, Calvin Stewart (17 September 1845–15 December 1898), U.S. senator, railroad builder, and financier, was born in Denmark, Ohio, the son of William Kilpatrick Brice, a Presbyterian...

Broackes, Sir Nigel (1934–1999), financier and industrialist

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1679 words.

Broackes, Sir Nigel (1934–1999), financier and industrialist, was born at One Ash, Church Lane, Wakefield, Yorkshire, on 21 July 1934, the son of Donald Broackes (d. 1943), a solicitor, and...

Brown, Alexander

Edwin J. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 1322 words.

Brown, Alexander (17 November 1764–04 April 1834), founder of an Anglo-American mercantile and financial services firm, was born in Ballymena, Ireland, the son of William Brown and...

Brown, Alexander (1764–1834), merchant and banker

J. R. Killick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 2236 words.

Brown, Alexander (1764–1834), merchant and banker, was born on 17 November 1764 in Ballymena, co. Antrim, the son of William Brown (b. 1715) and Margaret Davison. There may have been as...

Building Relationships Early: Banks in Venture Capital

Thomas Hellmann, Laura Lindsey and Manju Puri.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Investment Banking; Corporate Governance. 14734 words.

This paper examines bank behavior in venture capital. It considers the relation between a bank's venture capital investments and its subsequent lending, which can be thought of as...

Burgess, Henry (1781–1863), financial journalist and businessman

A. C. Howe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management. 1174 words.

Burgess, Henry (1781–1863), financial journalist and businessman, was born on 7 July 1781 at Grooby Lodge, Railby, Leicestershire, the seventh of the eleven children of Joseph Burgess...

Bushell, Thomas (b. before 1600, d. 1674), mining entrepreneur and mint-master

George C. Boon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 1846 words.

Bushell, Thomas (b. before 1600, d. 1674), mining entrepreneur and mint-master, was born into a minor gentry family of Cleeve Prior, near Evesham, in Worcestershire. In Aubrey's words he...

Butterfield, John

Stephen Salsbury.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; World History. 809 words.

Butterfield, John (18 November 1801–14 November 1869), western pioneer, express company operator, and investor, was born in Berne, near Albany, New York, the son of Daniel Butterfield (his...

Byrne [née Lawrence], Nona Georgette (1922–2012), building society founder

Judy Slinn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Banking. 907 words.

Byrne [née Lawrence], Nona Georgette (1922–2012), building society founder, was born on 10 September 1922 at The Cottage, Greenford, Middlesex, the youngest child in the family of five...

Cable, Ernest, Baron Cable (1859–1927), financier and industrialist

S. D. Chapman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 995 words.

Cable, Ernest, Baron Cable (1859–1927), financier and industrialist, was born in Calcutta, India, on 1 December 1859, the only son of George Herbert Cable (1823–1876), a superintendent in...

Campbell, John (c. 1703–1777), banker and businessman

John Sibbald Gibson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Banking. 1256 words.

Campbell, John (c. 1703–1777), banker and businessman, was held by contemporaries to be an illegitimate son of Colin Campbell of Ardmaddy, younger son of the first earl of Breadalbane ...

Campbell, Lord Neil, of Ardmaddie (c. 1630–1692), colonial speculator

Linda G. Fryer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management; World History. 976 words.

Campbell, Lord Neil, of Ardmaddie (c. 1630–1692), colonial speculator, was the second of six children of Archibald Campbell, marquess of Argyll (1605x7–1661), and his wife, Lady Margaret...

The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms

Alicia M. Robb and David T. Robinson.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2014; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Investment Banking; Corporate Governance. 11990 words.

We study capital structure choices that entrepreneurs make in their firms' initial year of operation, using restricted-access data from the Kauffman Firm Survey. Firms in our data rely...

Carr, Ralph (1711–1806), merchant and banker

J. M. Ellis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 502 words.

Carr, Ralph (1711–1806), merchant and banker, was born on 22 September 1711, the eldest son of John Carr (1667–1739), of Whickham and Newcastle upon Tyne, and his wife, Sarah (1679–1733),...

Carroll of Carrollton, Charles

Ronald Hoffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming; Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2110 words.

Carroll of Carrollton, Charles (19 September 1737–14 November 1832), planter, businessman, investor, and the only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the...