Acquisitions News in the Medical And Educational sector

Fri, 19 Jun 2009: Four Seasons Healthcare is at risk of being sold off if it does not agree to undergo a restructuring deal that would reduce its debt of £1.5bn by ...
[more: Four Seasons may be sold if restructuring fails]
Wed, 28 Feb 2007: Southern Cross Healthcare has acquired Life Style Care, the owner of leasehold interests in 23 London-based elderly care homes with 1,737 beds and gro...
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Wed, 07 Feb 2007: Adventis Group has acquired LeapFrog Medical Communications, the Surrey-based medical education company, for up to £2.6m....
[more: Adventis Group has acquired LeapFrog Med...]
Tue, 06 Feb 2007: TrichoTech, the Cardiff-based drugs testing company, has been acquired by investment firm Concateno for £11m....
[more: TrichoTech]
Fri, 02 Feb 2007: AstraZeneca is to acquire Arrow Therapeutics, the London-based biotechnology company with 57 staff, for £76m, and has also announced plans to sh...
[more: AstraZeneca is to acquire Arrow Therapeu...]
Fri, 19 Jan 2007: Friary Press, the Dorset-based magazine printer with 85 staff, has been acquired by Media & Print Investments....
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Thu, 18 Jan 2007: Moorcroft Developments, the Uttoxeter-based learning disabilities company that trades as Moorcare, has been acquired by Rushcliffe Care of Loughboroug...
[more: Moorcroft Developments, the Uttoxeter-ba...]
Mon, 15 Jan 2007: Co-operative Group is to acquire 21 pharmacies from Alliance Boots, including branches in County Durham, Northumberland, Devon, Somerset and East Angl...
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Fri, 15 Dec 2006: Busy Bees, the Staffordshire-based chain of 46 childcare nurseries, is to be acquired by ABC Learning Centres of Australia for £71m....
[more: Busy Bees, the Staffordshire-based chain...]
Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Carter & Carter is to acquire Quantica Training, the London-based vocational training company with 125 staff, for £12m....
[more: Quantica Training]
Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Carter & Carter is to acquire NTP, the Sheffield-based company with 220 staff, for £7.9m....
[more: NTP]
Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Carter & Carter is to acquire IMS, the Bradford-based company with 30 staff, for £3.5m....
[more: IMS]
Fri, 29 Sep 2006: Careforce Group has acquired Keycare Services, the provider of domiciliary care services with 130 staff in Workington and Carlisle, for up to £1...
[more: Keycare Services]
Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Sinclair Pharma is to acquire Ashbourne Pharmaceuticals, the Northampton-based pharmaceuticals marketing company. The deal comprises an initial cash p...
[more: Ashbourne Pharmaceuticals]
Tue, 12 Sep 2006: Daily Mail & General Trust has sold its Study Group International language training business to CHAMP Private Equity and Petersen Investments for ...
[more: Study Group International]
Thu, 07 Sep 2006: Claimar Care is to acquire MK Homecare, the Milton Keynes-based domiciliary care provider with 33 care workers, for up to £0.4m. The amount will...
[more: MK Homecare]
Mon, 04 Sep 2006: Four Seasons Health Care, the Wilmslow-based chain of 416 care homes and hospitals, has been acquired by finance group Three Delta for £1.4bn. ...
[more: Four Seasons Health Care]
Thu, 10 Aug 2006: RM is to acquire Music Education Supplies (MES), the supplier of school equipment, for up to £1m. MES specialises in nursery and primary school music, supplying instruments, books and other related products. The company will be merged with RM's own specialist education resources division, TTS Limited. RM will pay an initial £0.8m, with a further £0.2m to be paid in March 2007 subject to agreed performance targets for the merged company. Managing Director of MES, Ray Mason, will remain with the business during the handover period. Peter Ellse, Managing Director of TTS, said of the acquisition: "MES is one of a choice number of real specialist businesses in primary school and nursery supply. They are widely well regarded for their values of high levels of research, specialist focus and closeness to the teacher and music specialist. They make an ideal strategic fit for TTS's vision, and we aim to invest upon their current achievements to...
[more: Music Education Supplies]
Wed, 09 Aug 2006: Rosemont Pharmaceuticals, the Leeds-based supplier of liquid medicines with 170 staff, has undergone a £93m management buy-out from US-based Sav...
[more: Rosemont Pharmaceuticals]
Thu, 06 Jul 2006: United Drug has acquired the Medical Advisory Service for Travellers Abroad (MASTA), the Leeds-based medical advisory service and vaccines distributor...
[more: MASTA]