Acquisitions News: May 2012

Thu, 31 May 2012: Ultra Electronics has acquired Giga Communcations, the Hertfordshire-based satellite manufacturer, for an initial £12m....
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Thu, 31 May 2012: Silverdell is to acquire EDS, the Sheffield-based industrial demolition firm with about 100 staff, for £15m....
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Thu, 31 May 2012: Capita has acquired Clinical Solutions, the Basingstoke-based provider of clinical decision support to the healthcare sector with 160 staff, for &poun...
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Thu, 31 May 2012: Stephensons is to merge with Altrincham-based Dobsons Solicitors to create a combined law firm with about 400 staff....
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Wed, 30 May 2012: EZE Group has sold its Birmingham-based travel business to Everywhere Travel for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 30 May 2012: United Lift Trucks has been bought out of administration by Fork Truck Direct, saving ten jobs at its Suffolk-based fork lift trucks business....
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Wed, 30 May 2012: Timber Garden Buildings has acquired Shedlands, the Rotherham-based shed manufacturer, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 30 May 2012: Booker is to acquire Makro UK, the chain of 30 wholesale depots with 3,000 staff, for £140m....
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Tue, 29 May 2012: AFI-Uplift of Wakefield has acquired the Exeter-based powered access business of Light Hire, in order to expand its AJ Rentals division....
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Tue, 29 May 2012: Aspirations Care, the Gloucestershire-based community care firm with 1,000 staff, has undergone a management buy-out backed by August Equity....
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Tue, 29 May 2012: Angel Springs has acquired Isis Office Hydration, the supplier of water coolers with sites in London and Dorset, with backing from private equity firm...
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Tue, 29 May 2012: Parity has acquired Inition, the London-based 3D technology firm, for an initial £2.3m....
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Tue, 29 May 2012: Parkmead Group is to acquire DEO Petroleum, the Aberdeen-based oil company, for £13m....
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Tue, 29 May 2012: Mathiesons has been bought out of administration by Prestige Bakeries, saving 240 jobs and eight of the 28 Scottish bakery shops....
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Mon, 28 May 2012: Fivemiletown Creamery has acquired Causeway Cheese Company, the County Antrim-based manufacturer of handmade Cheddar, for undisclosed terms....
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Mon, 28 May 2012: InTechnology has acquired United Telehealth and a stake in Healthsolve, in order to expand its Harrogate-based IT services business....
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Mon, 28 May 2012: WaterMota, the Devon-based supplier of marine engines with 14 staff, has been acquired by B&N Group of the Netherlands....
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Mon, 28 May 2012: Expamet, the Hartlepool-based building products supplier with 87 staff, has been bought out of administration by Birtley Building Products....
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Mon, 28 May 2012: Morson Group, the Salford-based engineering recruitment firm, is to undergo a £23m management buy-out....
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Mon, 28 May 2012: Viridis Plastics UK has bought the assets of Blackwood-based Plastics Sorting out of administration, and plans to create 30 new jobs....
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