Acquisitions News: July 2012

Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Room501 Publishing, the Sunderland-based publisher of business magazines, has been acquired by Seaham-based Business & Enterprise Group....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Meggitt has acquired Precision Micro, the Birmingham-based metal components manufacturer with 150 staff, for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Pearson has acquired Author Solutions, the US-based provider of self-publishing services with 1,600 staff, for £74m....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Goals Soccer Centres, the chain of 43 five-a-side football centres with 800 staff, is to be acquired by the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan of Canada fo...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Screw Conveyor, the Aberdeen-based oil services firm, has been acquired by private equity firm Azure Investments for £5m....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Partner Logistics has sold its storage sites in Wisbech and Gloucester to a new company called Ice Cold Storage Holding, with the transfer of 85 staff...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Egan Reid has acquired Head Office Supplies, the Leeds-based supplier of office equipment with 18 staff, for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Davidson Holdings has acquired Talon, the Kent-based manufacturer of plumbing fixings, for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Bruichladdich Distillery Company, the Islay-based whisky distillery with 50 staff, is to be acquired by Remy Cointreau for £58m....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Host Contract Management has acquired Couture, the operator of eight catering concessions, for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Vertu has acquired the assets of two Ford dealerships in Durham and Hartlepool from Holiways for £3.5m, as well as a Suzuki dealership in Mansfi...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Greenergy Terminals has acquired the former Petroplus oil storage terminal on Teesside out of administration....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Tessella, the Oxfordshire-based technology consultancy with 200 staff, has undergone a £18m management buy-out backed by Mobeus Equity Partners....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: BSkyB has acquired Parthenon Media Group, the Hertfordshire-based international media distribution company....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Wales & West Utilities, the gas distribution firm operating in Wales and the South West, is to be acquired by Cheung Kong of Hong Kong for £...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Singer Capital Markets is to merge with N+1 Brewin to create a combined corporate advisory and broking group with 110 staff in London, Edinburgh, Leed...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: BChannels, the Oxford-based technology marketing firm, has undergone a management buy-out backed by RCapital....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Chess has acquired Essex-based Cable Telecommunications and the maintenance operations of sister company Pink Telecom....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: NR Engineering, the Colne-based precision engineering equipment firm with 86 staff, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012: Sanctuary Group has acquired nine care homes in Birmingham, Telford and Wolverhampton from LNT Group, taking its nationwide network to 57 homes....
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