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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 14:23 UK time, Tuesday, 8 May 2007

There's a fascinating article in today's which looks at the story behind the rise and rise of the empire, based at Ewloe, and which was set up Simon Nixon and the little known Duncan Cameron whose company would be worth around £1 billion if floated on the stock market.

Trouble is, apparently the pair no longer see eye-to-eye and the 'paper goes on to say the Mr Cameron, it seems, would rather race his supercharged Ferrari or seek wines in France than be part of a dotcom flotation that would make him, on paper, worth up to £480 million.

The article goes on to say that Mr Cameron, 35, owes his equal holding, which earned him £12.25 million in dividends between 2004-06, to the fact that Mr Nixon persuaded him to give up a computer studies course at Liverpool university in 1989 to write software programs.

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