Dryblower on Andrew Forrest's big day in a bad week

ANDREW Forrest should have been all smiles last week when he was awarded a A$1.6 billion dividend from the company he founded, Fortescue Metals Group, so why, wondered Dryblower, was he not a happy chappy?

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The answer is that the cash, with at least another $1.6 billion to be paid in August, is a legacy payment for good work done in building an iron ore business over the past 20 years.