Acquisitions News: January 2012

Tue, 31 Jan 2012: Autologic Diagnostics, the Oxfordshire-based vehicle diagnostics manufacturer, has undergone a £46m management buy-out backed by Isis Equity Par...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012: A&A Group, the Middlesex-based independent insurance intermediary with about 400 staff, has undergone a management buy-out backed by Darwin Privat...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012: Russell Jones & Walker, the law firm with 425 staff at 10 offices across the country, is to be acquired by Slater & Gordon of Australia for &p...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012: Blacks Business Brokers has acquired Abacus Business Sales, the London-based business broker, and is now looking to expand nationwide....
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012: Forth Ports is to acquire the remaining 67% of Tilbury Container Services for £95m, in order to create a new business called London Container Te...
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Begbies Traynor has sold two former Southgate car dealerships out of administration, with Snows Motor Group reopening the Peugeot site in Romsey and M...
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Digital Barriers has acquired the business of LMW Electronics, the Leicester-based video capture technology firm, for £0.5m....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Weir Group is to acquire Novatech, the US manufacturer of well service pump valves with 58 staff, for £113m....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Chevler has acquired Lovely Packaging, the Cardiff-based greaseproof paper printer, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Tyrrells has acquired Glennans, the Uttoxeter-based snacks manufacturer, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Playtech has acquired Geneity, the London-based gambling software firm with 20 staff, for an initial £11m....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Atlantic Global, the West Yorkshire-based business software firm with 18 staff, has been acquired by KeyedIn Solutions of the US for £4.9m....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: ReSolve Partners has sold seven bakery outlets of Solihull-based Cooks The Bakery out of administration, saving 37 jobs....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Goldshield Electronic Security has acquired AIS Total Security, the Nottingham-based provider of electronic security services, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Morgan Stanley is to sell Quilter, the London-based wealth management business, to private equity firm Bridgepoint for £175m....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Quindell Portfolio has acquired Silverbeck Rymer, the Liverpool-based personal injury law firm, for £19m....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Huawei of China has acquired the Centre for Integrated Photonics, the Ipswich-based research laboratory with 60 staff, for £6.4m....
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012: Nuffield Health has acquired Greens Health & Fitness, the chain of 15 fitness clubs, from De Vere Group for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012: National Fostering Agency, the Uxbridge-based fostering agency with 16 offices, has undergone a management buy-out backed by Graphite Capital....
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012: UK Drainage Network of Solihull has acquired Drain Control for undisclosed terms, in order to expand its network of 18 drainage and plumbing depots in...
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