Indeed, Ted. Of the top 100 quoted companies when I started work in the City of London back in 1988, I can only think of the banks and the oil companies still there 31 years later. Retailers, manufacturers, publishing firms etc all gone.
Let's hope at least Kodak Alaris get long term ownership. Ilford seems to be doing well, freed of all its legacy issues but in private hands, and the PPF is a long term investor.
Leica M2, Nikon D700, Bronica RF645, Leica CL, Summicron 40mm, Rolleicord Va, Hasselblad 500 CM Zeiss Planar, Leica 50mm Summicron V3, Hasselblad PME51 metered prism, Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta 534/16 & Ensign 820 Special - all gone.