Acquisitions News

Tue, 26 Jun 2012: Connelly Security Systems has acquired Precision Alarms of Falkirk for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012: Godiva Bearings Group, the bearings supplier with sites in Dudley, Shepperton and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, has undergone a management buy-out for undisclo...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012: WPP is to acquire AKQA, the digital agency with 1,160 staff in London and other cities across the US, Europe and Asia, for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012: Symington's has acquired Victoria Foods, the Lancashire-based bakery products manufacturer, for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012: Sage is to acquire a 75% stake in Folhamatic Group, the Brazilian accounting software firm, for £125m....
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012: PDG Helicopters, the Inverness-based helicopter operator with 35 staff, has bought out the stake held by its venture capital shareholder Maven Capital...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012: Ceros, the London-based digital publishing firm, has been acquired by US-based Crowd Fusion....
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012: Boulting Group has bought Cross Services Engineering out of administration, saving 83 jobs at its St Helens-based mechanical and electrical engineerin...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012: Optegra has expanded its chain of five private eye hospitals with the acquisition of The Prospect Eye Clinic in Altrincham....
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012: Tetrosyl has bought the MotorMania chain of 11 car parts stores in the Midlands out of administration, with the transfer of 50 staff....
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012: Alliance Boots has sold a 45% stake in its pharmacy and health business to Walgreens of the US for £4.3bn, creating a combined group of 11,000 s...
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012: Anglian Meat Products, the Norfolk-based manufacturer of frozen pet food, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012: Stobart Group is to acquire Autologic, the Northampton-based automotive logistics firm, for £12m....
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012: Brit Group has sold its Brit Insurance subsidiary to Fairfax Financial of Canada for £190m....
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Oyster Group has acquired the Oyster yacht division of EC Landamore & Co, with the transfer of about 70 staff at a boatyard in North Norfolk....
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Archant has acquired the remaining 50% of Tickles.co.uk and 40Winks.co.uk for undisclosed terms, in order to expand its group buying operations in Eas...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Proximagen, the biotechnology firm with 40 staff in London and Cambridge, is to be acquired by US-based Upsher-Smith for at least £223m....
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Avery Weigh-Tronix has bought Central Weighing, the Kidderminster-based provider of vehicle weighing and management systems....
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Trio Healthcare International, the North Yorkshire-based medical technology firm, has been acquired by US-based ConvaTec....
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012: Crossgar Foodservice, the County Down-based food supplier with 238 staff, has been acquired by US-based Sysco for undisclosed terms....
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