Bids, mergers and takeovers

Halma bolsters fire safety arm with Ampac acquisition

Health, safety and environmental equipment designer Halma has agreed to buy Ampac, a fire and evacuation systems supplier in Australia and New Zealand.

The deal...

Fri, 21/06/2019 - 08:14

Macquarie agrees takeover of Premier Technical Services

The board of Bidco and the independent directors of Premier Technical Services Group (PTSG) have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all cash...

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 08:28

STM reveals Carey acquisition to be 'bargain purchase'

STM Group, the cross border financial services provider, updated the market on its Carey acquisition and operational progress.

Following the acquisition of the Carey Group...

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 07:10

Serco to buy US naval systems contractor for $225m

Serco said it has entered into a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to buy Naval Systems Business Unit, a US defence contractor, for $225m.

In the...

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 09:14

Tribal buys education CRM specialist Crimson for initial £6m

Education software and services provider Tribal has acquired Crimson Consultants, the UK's market-leading provider of customer relationship management based solutions to the education market, for...

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 07:34

War of words over Non-Standard Finance bid for Provident continues

The board of Non-Standard Finance has rejected a series of claims made by bid target Provident Financial and urged shareholders to accept its offer without...

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 07:16

Vp acquires Sandhurst for £3.3m

Equipment rental specialist Vp has acquired Sandhurst for a cash consideration of £3.325m.

Sandhurst was founded in 2004 and is engaged in the rental of...

Fri, 10/05/2019 - 07:10

Oncomed shareholders approve merger with Mereo Biopharma

Rare-disease focused biopharmaceutical company Mereo Biopharma Group announced that Oncomed stockholders had approved December's merger agreement for Oncomed to become a subsidiary of Mereo.


Thu, 18/04/2019 - 09:44

Syncona merges ophthalmology firms to create leading retinal gene therapy platform

Healthcare company Syncona announced that its companies, Gyroscope Therapeutics and Orbit Biomedical, would merge to create the first fully integrated retinal gene therapy platform with...

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 08:21

NWF pursues growth strategy with acquisition of Consols Oils

NWF Group acquired Consols Oils, the second fuels acquisition in the current year.

The firm said the deal is in line with its strategy to...

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 07:52