Acquisitions News

Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Metronet UK, the Manchester-based internet service provider with 45 staff, has undergone a £11m management buy-out backed by private equity firm...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Cairn Energy is to acquire Nautical Petroleum for £414m, in order to expand its oil and gas operations in the North Sea....
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Accumuli is to acquire Edge7, the Malvern-based security information event management firm, for up to £3.8m....
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Sainsbury's has bought HMV's 64% stake in online e-book retailer Anobii for a nominal sum....
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Lookers has acquired Fleet Financial, the Belfast-based fleet management company with 24 staff, for undisclosed terms, in order to expand its Charles ...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Ve Interactive has acquired Adaptive Consultancy, the London-based digital marketing agency with eight staff....
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Unitech Industries Group has bought the assets of P Nugent & Son, the Co Armagh-based catering equipment firm with 15 staff, out of administration...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Burnbank Systems, the Ipswich-based IT supplier to the healthcare sector with 25 staff, has been acquired by Sectra Group of Sweden for up to £8...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Severn Trent is to sell the meter installation business of Severn Trent Metering Services to Enterprise....
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Truck, Trailer & Bus Components, the Bridgend-based vehicle components supplier with 13 staff, has undergone a management buy-in for undisclosed t...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: GlaxoSmithKline is to buy the Toctino eczema treatment from Basilea of Switzerland for up to £200m, in order to expand its Stiefel dermatology b...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012: Raymond Brown Minerals & Recycling has bought Chilton Waste Services of Didcot out of administration, with the transfer of 33 staff....
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012: Lakestar Media, the digital marketing firm with 50 staff in Manchester and London, has been acquired by McCann Worldgroup for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012: Serco Group has acquired Vertex Public Sector, the Cheltenham-based business process outsourcing firm with 3,000 staff, for £55m....
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012: Momentum Instore, the Cheshire-based retail marketing agency with annual sales of £29m, has undergone a management buy-out from McCann Worldgrou...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012: Ainscough Crane Hire has acquired West Country Crane Hire of Plymouth for undisclosed terms, taking its nationwide network to 29 depots....
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012: Direct Group of Doncaster has acquired Simple Insurance from Leeds-based UK General for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 07 Jun 2012: IQE has expanded its Cardiff-based semiconductor wafers business with the acquisition of the in-house manufacturing unit of US-based RF Micro Devices,...
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Thu, 07 Jun 2012: Transys Projects, the Birmingham-based rail engineering firm, has been acquired by Vossloh Kiepe of Germany for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 07 Jun 2012: Chemring is to sell its marine flares manufacturing business to Drew Marine for £32m....
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