Acquisitions News: March 2012

Thu, 29 Mar 2012: Arnolds is to merge with Keys to create a combined Norwich-based property group called Arnold Keys with 95 staff....
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012: Randall & Quilter has acquired NFIL, the Guernsey-based insurance firm, for £0.7m....
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012: DBG has acquired TAG Medical, the Nottingham-based provider of medical equipment testing services, for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012: Colliers International, the London-based property services firm, has been acquired by FirstService of Canada in a pre-pack administration for £1...
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012: Better Capital has acquired Everest, the double glazing firm with more than 900 staff, for an estimated £10m....
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012: Fenn Wright Manson has sold its brand and some of its 17 fashion stores out of administration to the founder of Matalan....
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012: Recycling UK has acquired Oswestry Waste Paper, the waste paper and plastic recycling firm operating across the West Midlands and Wales....
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012: Universal Components UK, the Sheffield-based automotive parts manufacturer, has been acquired by TVS Europe Distribution....
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012: Complete Office Solutions has acquired Yorkshire Business Equipment, the Rotherham-based company trading as United Office Products with 40 staff....
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012: Backup Technology, the Leeds-based data management firm with 29 staff, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012: Egertons Recovery, the Cheshire-based vehicle recovery firm with 150 staff at 14 depots, has undergone a pre-pack administration through Duff & Ph...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012: BP has sold some gas assets in the North Sea to Perenco of France for £250m, including 200 staff, platforms off the Yorkshire coast and a termin...
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Thu, 22 Mar 2012: Hardy's Underwriting, the Lloyd's of London insurer, is to be acquired by CNA Financial of the US for £143m....
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012: Professional Indemnity Protect, the Manchester-based insurance firm, has been acquired by Barbican Group Holdings of Guernsey....
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012: TD Travel, the corporate travel firm with 60 staff in Wilmslow, Hull, Leeds and Liverpool, has undergone a management buy-out backed by LDC for undisc...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012: Crashpadder, the online accommodation provider, has been acquired by Airbnb of the US for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012: Manheim has bought the Motors.co.uk online car sales business from Daily Mail & General Trust....
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012: Britannia Hotels has bought the Royal and Clifton hotels in Scarborough out of administration....
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012: Expro has sold its connectors and measurements manufacturing business to Siemens of Germany for £397m, with the transfer of 450 staff in Cumbria...
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012: Red Arrow Entertainment of Germany has acquired a majority stake in Endor Productions, the independent TV production company....
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