Acquisitions News: 2011

Thu, 22 Dec 2011: RJP (999) has been sold out of administration by the P&A Partnership to a new company called RJP (Lincoln), securing 22 jobs at its Langworth-base...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011: Atlas Clean Air has bought the maintenance business of T Jolly Services out of administration, securing the future of 79 jobs in Preston....
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011: Elite Telecom has acquired GPNS, the London-based business telecoms firm, for £4.9m....
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011: Scapa Group has acquired the business and assets of WEBTEC Converting, the US manufacturer of adhesive-backed medical devices, for an initial £1...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011: Avacta Group is to acquire Aptuscan for £1.5m, in order to expand its proprietary reagents and consumables business, and the deal will be funded...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011: Road Range has sold its Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealerships in Merseyside and North Wales to a management buy-out, and a new £1.5m site...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011: Barrie & Hibbert, the Edinburgh-based risk management firm with 110 staff, has been acquired by Moody's of the US for £50m....
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011: Mitchell Charlesworth is to merge with Vanguard Corporate Finance to create a combined Merseyside-based finance group with five offices....
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011: Selection Services of Kent has undergone a management buy-out backed by Palatine Private Equity, and will be combined with Brighton-based Cloud Data t...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011: MCM Select Foods, the Bracknell-based canned fish supplier, has been acquired by investment firm Manfield Partners....
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011: Peninsula Business Services has acquired the employment law and compliance operation of Ireland-based Graphite HRM, with the transfer of five staff....
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011: GlaxoSmithKline has sold a portfolio of over-the-counter medicines to US-based Prestige Brands for £426m....
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011: Paragon Creative, the York-based developer of attractions with 60 staff, is to be acquired by the Marwyn Capital II investment fund for up to £4...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011: K3 Business Technology has acquired Retail Systems Group, the Coleshill-based retail software developer, for an initial £1.3m....
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011: Benson Group, the carton supplier with 900 staff in Bardon, Newcastle, Gateshead and Crewe, has undergone a management buy-out backed by Lloyd's ...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011: American Golf, the Warrington-based chain of 88 golf stores, is to be acquired by Sun European Partners for £32m....
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011: Jacques Vert, the womenswear retailer with about 900 stores and concessions, is to be acquired by US private equity firm Sun Capital for £41m....
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011: Daily Mail & General Trust is to sell its Teletext TV news and information service to a management team for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011: Pilgrim Systems, the Edinburgh-based software company with about 60 staff, has been acquired by the US-based Elite subsidiary of Reuters Thomson for u...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011: K3 Business Technology has acquired certain assets of the Integrated Business Systems division of Maxima Holdings for an initial £1.4m....
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