Acquisitions News

Tue, 31 Jul 2012: BChannels, the Oxford-based technology marketing firm, has undergone a management buy-out backed by RCapital....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Chess has acquired Essex-based Cable Telecommunications and the maintenance operations of sister company Pink Telecom....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: NR Engineering, the Colne-based precision engineering equipment firm with 86 staff, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Sanctuary Group has acquired nine care homes in Birmingham, Telford and Wolverhampton from LNT Group, taking its nationwide network to 57 homes....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Sevacare has acquired Prompt Care, the homecare provider with branches in Cardiff, Newport and Rhondda Cynon Taf....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Peters Bakery has been sold out of administration to Scarborough-based Cooplands, securing the future of 208 jobs at its Durham bakery and 22 stores....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Allocate Software has acquired RealTime Health, the Oxford-based developer of patient monitoring software with 13 staff, for an initial £1.2m....
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012: Damper Technology has acquired the Leicester-based valve manufacturing assets of CPH, with the transfer of 22 staff....
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012: Ashton KCJ has acquired Chambers & Co, the Norwich-based law firm that specialises in the franchise sector....
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012: Co-operative Group is to acquire 632 Lloyds TSB and Cheltenham & Gloucester bank branches from Lloyds Banking Group for an initial £350m....
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012: Construction Plant, the Middlesbrough-based construction equipment supplier, has been acquired by Lloyd of Carlisle for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012: Menzies Distribution has acquired the Leicester-based retail consultancy business of the Fore Partnership....
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012: Balfour Beatty has sold its safety and communication equipment rental operations in London and Glasgow, as well as its plant rental business in Croydo...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012: Irish Dairy Board has acquired The Cheese Warehouse, the Shropshire-based cheese ingredients supplier....
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012: Aegis, the advertising and marketing group with 12,000 staff in 80 countries, is to be acquired by Dentsu of Japan for £3.2bn....
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012: Blythewood Plant Hire has been sold out of administration to Bridgemere Tractors of Shropshire for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012: Ciboodle, the Glasgow-based supplier of software to call centres, has been sold by Sword Group to US-based Kana....
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012: Trouvay & Cauvin, the Oldham-based piping and valves supplier with 14 staff, has been acquired by the Dubai-based TC Group....
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012: Vue Cinemas is expanding into Germany and Denmark with the acquisition of the Cinemaxx chain of 34 cinemas for £138m....
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012: Robert Dyas, the Leatherhead-based chain of 96 hardware stores with 1,100 staff, has been acquired by Gladys Emmanuel for an estimated £10m....
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