The Belzbergs' Battered Empire

Not too many years ago, the mere hint that brothers Samuel, William, and Hyman--a trio of scrappy entrepreneurs from western Canada--were stalking a U. S. company would send the executive suites into panic. In the heyday of corporate raiders, the Belzbergs ran with the likes of T. Boone Pickens Jr., Irwin L. Jacobs, and Carl C. Icahn.

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