Acquisitions News in the Building And Construction sector

Tue, 26 May 2009: Struggling German company Heidelberg-Cement has put its British building materials supplier business Hanson on the market for over £...
[more: German owner puts Hanson UK on the market]
Thu, 05 Feb 2009: The Wright Group, a construction business, based in Hull, has gone into administration....
[more: Construction business calls in the administrators]
Fri, 10 Oct 2008: Oil and gas business Soco International saw its shares rise when it confirmed that it had recieved a number of approaches....
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008: EDF is on the verge of buying British Energy, the nuclear power company. EDF has indicated that once the deal goes through it will give back two of its main nuclear sites to the Government for auction. Dungeness and Bradwell are expected to be put together as part of a package along with some sites that include decommissioned nuclear facilities. It is hoped that with more companies involved in rebuilding nuclear power stations the Government will be able to replace its ageing sites more quickly. ...
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007: Amec, the international project management and services company, and SPIE have announced that they have agreed terms for the sale of Amec's Building and Facilities Services business to SPIE for a cash consideration of £117m. Completion is expected to take place by mid- September, once the consultation process with employee representatives in the UK and France has been completed. Proceeds from the transaction will be held on...
[more: Amec sells Building and Facilities Services business]
Fri, 09 Mar 2007: Crest Nicholson, the Surrey-based housebuilder, is to be acquired by newly-formed Castle Bidco for £715m....
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Fri, 09 Feb 2007: Galliford Try is to acquire Linden Holdings, the housebuilder with offices in Caterham, Harefield, Southampton and Bristol, for £108.5m...
[more: Linden Holdings]
Tue, 06 Feb 2007: Northern Bear is to acquire MGM, the provider of property refurbishment services in the North East, for £2m....
[more: MGM]
Tue, 06 Feb 2007: White Young Green has acquired Turner Holden, the Somerset-based town planning consultancy, for up to £1.4m....
[more: Turner Holden]
Mon, 05 Feb 2007: Barratt Developments is to acquire Wilson Bowden, the Leicester-based housebuilder, for £2.2bn....
[more: Wilson Bowden]
Fri, 02 Feb 2007: Balfour Beatty is to acquire Centex Construction, the US-based construction company, for £184m....
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Fri, 02 Feb 2007: Elphinstone has sold Macdonald Fraser, its rural property and chartered surveying business, to CKD Galbraith for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 30 Jan 2007: Travis Perkins has acquired Passmore Drywall & Insulation, the supplier of insulation products with depots in East London, Basildon, Cannock, Chri...
[more: Passmore Drywall & Insulation]
Wed, 17 Jan 2007: Frudd Construction has sold its maintenance division out of administration to SOL Construction of Nottingham for undisclosed terms, securing the futur...
[more: Frudd Construction has sold its maintena...]
Fri, 12 Jan 2007: Shield Environmental Services, the asbestos removal specialist with offices in Bristol, Plymouth, Taunton, Redruth, Falmouth and Southampton, has unde...
[more: Shield Environmental Services, the asbes...]
Thu, 21 Dec 2006: Wolseley has announced six new acquisitions for a total £27m, including Hudson Plumbing Supplies of Canada, Onda-Lay Pipe & Rental of the US...
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Tue, 07 Nov 2006: Mitsui Babcock, the Crawley-based power station equipment company with 4,000 staff worldwide, has been acquired by Doosan Heavy Industries of South Ko...
[more: Mitsui Babcock]
Mon, 06 Nov 2006: Jarvis is to sell its Prismo road markings business to Ennis Paint of the US for £9.5m....
[more: Prismo]
Wed, 18 Oct 2006: Scott Wilson Group is to acquire Ferguson McIlveen, the property and infrastructure consultancy with 250 staff in Belfast, Glasgow, Chester, Guildford...
[more: Ferguson McIlveen]
Wed, 04 Oct 2006: Leadbitter has acquired Denne Construction of Kent for £17m, in order to strengthen its position in the affordable housing sector. The acquisito...
[more: Denne Construction]