Many Old Mutual shareholders have come out asking the insurer and its axed CEO to find an amicable solution that will put an end to the five-month bruising public battle between the two.

Except for Allan Gray, which has said in the past that the Old Mutual board should not feel backed into a corner by the share price movement and a few others who have adopted a “wait and see” approach, it does not look like the other shareholders will be getting what they want any time soon.

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