Acquisitions News

Wed, 04 Jul 2012: Wood Mackenzie, the Edinburgh-based energy research firm with 800 staff, is to be acquired by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman in a £1...
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Wed, 04 Jul 2012: Rexam is to sell its personal care operations to Sun Capital Partners and Silgan Holdings for £452m....
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Tue, 03 Jul 2012: PB Curran has merged with Associated Insurance Services to create a combined York-based insurance group with annual turnover of £10m....
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Tue, 03 Jul 2012: BetFred is to sell 25 betting shops to Stan James for £5m, in order to secure OFT approval for its acquisition of the Tote....
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Tue, 03 Jul 2012: Bloomsbury Publishing is to acquire Applied Visual Arts Publishing, the Swiss textbook publisher with an office in Worthing, for £1.7m....
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012: Hesley North, the provider of autism care services, is expected to be acquired by private equity firm Bowmark Capital for about £75m....
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012: Rosewoods has bought the assets of Suffolk-based Saunders Plumbing & Heating, securing the future of an undisclosed number of staff....
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012: Ultra Electronics is to acquire Barron McCann Technology and Barron McCann Payments, the cyber security companies with 58 staff in Derby and Letchwort...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012: Excelsior Technologies, the North Wales-based manufacturer of microwavable packaging with about 200 staff, has undergone a management buy-out backed b...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012: United Drug has acquired Watermeadow Medical, the healthcare communications consultancy with 74 staff in Oxford, Manchester and the US, for up to &pou...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012: Towergate has acquired Harry Fort, the Dorset-based insurance broker....
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012: Digital Realty Trust of the US has acquired three data centres totalling 761,000 sq ft in Croydon, Watford and Woking from Sentrum for £715m....
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012: Glacier Energy Services has acquired Site Machining Services, the Newcastle-based pipe-cutting firm with 12 staff, for about £1m....
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012: Double Helix, the London-based healthcare consultancy with 90 staff, has been acquired by McCann Health for up to £50m....
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012: Melrose has sold McKechnie Engineered Plastics, the injection moulding business with 650 staff in North Yorkshire and South Wales, to Rosti Group for ...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012: Shell, Greenergy and Royal Vopak are to acquire the Coryton oil refinery in Essex out of administration, and will use the site as a fuel import termin...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012: Domino Printing Sciences has acquired PostJet Systems, the Basingstoke-based inkjet printing equipment supplier, for an initial £6.5m....
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012: AFH Financial Group has acquired Specialist Solutions, the Cheltenham-based independent financial adviser, for up to £700k....
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012: Tindale & Stanton has sold its County Durham-based bakery out of administration to a new company called Star Cottage Bakery, saving 85 jobs....
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012: Global Radio is to acquire GMG Radio, the Manchester-based owner of the Real and Smooth brands, from Guardian Media Group for undisclosed terms....
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