Acquisitions News: February 2012

Thu, 23 Feb 2012: Deben UK is to acquire the assets and trade of KE Developments, the Cambridgeshire-based manufacturer of electron microscopy accessories, for £0...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012: Aegis Group is to acquire Roundarch, the US digital agency with 250 staff, for an initial £79m....
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012: TVS Logistics is to sell Globe Transport Products, the Oswestry-based commercial vehicle motor factors business with seven branches, to a former execu...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012: Edinburgh Woollen Mill has bought 388 Peacocks fashion stores and concessions out of administration, but a further 224 stores will close with the loss...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: P&L Systems of Knaresborough has acquired SX Environmental, the Southend-based pest control supplies firm, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Four Communications Group has acquired Colman Getty, the London-based marketing consultancy with 36 staff....
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Centrica is to acquire a portfolio of seven producing oil and gas fields in the Central North Sea from Total E&P UK for £246m....
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Filtrona has acquired Securit World, the London-based supplier of desktop personal identification card systems, for £6m....
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Tyseley Electrical, the Birmingham-based electrical maintenance firm, has been sold in a pre-pack administration to a new company called Dicecom....
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Oyster Marine, the Ipswich-based luxury yacht firm with 400 staff, has been acquired by HTP Investments of the Netherlands for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Avingtrans has acquired Composites Engineering Group of Buckingham, including Delta Composites, Alpha Composites and Orion Machining, in order to crea...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Flying Brands has agreed to sell its Flying Flowers and Flowers Direct gifts division to Interflora for £2.4m....
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012: Centaur Media has acquired Profile Group, the digital information business for media, PR and marketing professionals, for £8m....
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012: Sky High is to acquire the business and assets of Count on Us, the traffic data collection firm with 40 staff in London, Cardiff, Glasgow, Wakefield a...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012: Assured Recruitment of Keele has acquired Right Click Recruitment of Harrogate for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012: SureTrack Monitoring, the Warwickshire-based vehicle tracking firm, is to sell its Sure-Track Europe business to a management team for £0.2m....
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012: Antalis McNaughton has bought Ambassador, the Cheshire-based packaging distribution business, from Pregis Protective Packaging Europe for undisclosed ...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012: Paul Donno & Co has merged with Jacobs Allen to create a combined accountancy group with 20 staff in Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill....
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012: Carrick Travel, the West Midlands-based chain of eight travel agencies, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012: Loch Fyne Oysters, the Argyll-based seafood firm with 105 staff, has been acquired by Scottish Seafood Investments for undisclosed terms....
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