Acquisitions News in the Other sector

Thu, 08 Feb 2007: Halladale, the property development company with offices in London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, is to be acquired by Stockland of Australia for £171m...
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Wed, 07 Feb 2007: Parkridge, the industrial property company with more than 100 staff, is to be acquired by ProLogis of the US for about £500m....
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Fri, 02 Feb 2007: Alfred McAlpine is to acquire Enviros Group, the environmental company with 300 consultants in ten offices, for £30m...
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Fri, 02 Feb 2007: BP is to sell its Coryton refinery in Essex, which employs 540 staff and about 500 contractors, to Petroplus Holdings of Switzerland for about £...
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Wed, 31 Jan 2007: Newgen Power Limited, the power generation specialist and owner of Yorpower Manufacturing Limited, has acquired a majority shareholding in Grantham-ba...
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Wed, 31 Jan 2007: HFL, the Newmarket-based sports forensic testing company with 130 staff, has been sold by the Horserace Betting Levy Board to the Quotient BioResearch...
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Thu, 18 Jan 2007: Elphinstone is to sell the Scottish livestock division of United Auctions to a management buy-out for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 17 Jan 2007: Petrofac has acquired a 51% stake in SPD Group, the oil well services company with 70 staff in Aberdeen and Dubai, for £3.5m....
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Wed, 10 Jan 2007: Vetco Gray, the global oil services company with 870 staff in Aberdeen and 286 in Montrose, is to be acquired by General Electric of the US for almost...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2006: Cookson is to sell its US-based Monofrax fused-cast refractories business to RHI of Austria for £23m....
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Tue, 19 Dec 2006: Scottish Power has acquired the Hatfield Moor gas storage site in South Yorkshire from Edinburgh Oil & Gas for £11m....
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006: Scottish Power, the Glasgow-based power generation and distribution group, is to be acquired by Iberdrola of Spain for £11.6bn."The combina...
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Fri, 24 Nov 2006: Nottingham City Council has sold Tollerton Airport to Truman Aviation for about £5m, and the site will be renamed Nottingham City Airport and us...
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Thu, 19 Oct 2006: Devon County Council is to sell Exeter Airport to a consortium of Balfour Beatty and London City Airport for £60m....
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Tue, 17 Oct 2006: Thames Water, the water company with more than 13m customers in London and the South East, is to be acquired by a consortium led by Macquarie of Austr...
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Thu, 12 Oct 2006: London City Airport has been acquired by a consortium comprising American International Group and Global Infrastructure Partners for about £750m. The deal follows a three month contest between AIG and two other bidders, including a joint venture by Merrill Lynch and Balfour Beatty. Irish businessman Dermot Desmond, who bought London City in 1995 for £23.5m, will walk away with sale proceeds of around £650m. London City has become popular for private and corporate jets due to its proximity to the City, aided by a Docklands Light Railway extension in 2005. Passenger numbers reached 2m in 2005, and the airport projects this figure will reach 8m by 2030. The sale was handled by M...
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Allied London, the London-based property developer, has undergone a £500m management buy-out backed by Royal Bank of Scotland and Delancey. Alli...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2006: Rowse Honey, the Wallingford-based honey supplier, has been acquired by Wellness Foods for an estimated £70m. Managing Director Stuart Bailey wi...
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Wed, 06 Sep 2006: Rheochem, the AIM-listed technical services provider based in Western Australia, is to acquire Wimbledon Oil & Gas (WOGL) for £7.3m. WOGL�...
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Fri, 04 Aug 2006: Specialised Petroleum Services (SPS) of Aberdeen has been acquired by M-I Swaco of the US for £89m. SPS is a global market leader in wellbore cl...
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