Acquisitions News

Tue, 10 Jul 2012: Mind Candy has acquired the Origami Blue computer games studio in Brighton....
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012: Castle View International, the Stirling-based leisure management firm, has undergone a £10m management buy-out backed by Barclays....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Guardian News & Media is to sell its Kable technology research business to Progressive Digital Media Group for less than £5m....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: SPEX Services has merged with Cognity to create a combined Aberdeen-based oil services group with 74 staff....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Flying Brands has sold the assets of its Gardening Direct retail business to Jersey Choice Marketing for £2.9m....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Associated British Foods has acquired the Elephant Atta ethnic flour brand from Premier Foods for £34m, in order to expand its Westmill Foods bu...
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Reflex & Allen has acquired Energi Products, the Rhyl-based car parts supplier with 15 staff, for undisclosed terms....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Brian Prescott has acquired Roe Green Transport, the Manchester-based haulage firm, for undisclosed terms....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Porta Communications has acquired a 90% stake in Twenty 20 Media Vision, the Kent-based media buyer, for £1.9m....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Nessco, the Aberdeen-based oil industry telecoms firm with 120 staff, has been acquired by US-based RigNet for £29m....
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Mon, 09 Jul 2012: Sauce Consultancy is to merge with 3G Communications to create a combined London-based public relations consultancy specialising in infrastructure and...
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Thu, 05 Jul 2012: Boomerang Plus, the Cardiff-based TV production firm with about 200 staff, is to undergo a £7m management buy-out....
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Thu, 05 Jul 2012: Lookers has acquired Lomond Motors, the chain of Audi car dealerships in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Ayr, for £15m....
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Thu, 05 Jul 2012: Viridor Waste Management has acquired JWT Holdings, the Manchester-based waste collection and recycling firm with 45 staff, for £7.6m....
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Thu, 05 Jul 2012: Fresh Direct has bought Country Fresh Produce, the Norfolk-based fruit and salad supply firm with 30 staff, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 04 Jul 2012: Secal Logistics, the Telford-based logistics firm with 15 staff, has undergone a management buy-out for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 04 Jul 2012: Banner Chemicals has acquired KMZ Chemicals, the Northampton-based chemicals distributor, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 04 Jul 2012: Countrywide Residential Lettings has acquired a further six property letting firms in Leeds, London, Manchester and Warrington....
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Wed, 04 Jul 2012: Norbain Group has sold the assets of its Reading-based CCTV equipment business out of administration to Newbury Investments, with the transfer of 250 ...
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Wed, 04 Jul 2012: Wilkins Kennedy has merged with PR Hornsby to create a combined Hertford-based accountancy firm with 38 staff....
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