Bids, mergers and takeovers

Comcast comes back with improved offer for Sky, trumping sweetened Fox bid

The takeover saga at pay-TV firm Sky continues as US media conglomerate Comcast trumps a £14 per share offer from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox...

Sinclair Pharma soars on takeover approach

Sinclair Pharma received a takeover approach from China Grand Enterprises and its affiliate company Huadong Medicine, triggering a 24% rally to 22.7p.

At 1:59pm: (LON:SPH)...

SerVision subsidiary sale approved but company unlikely to gain any value from deal

Further to the announcement released by the Company on 5 June, the Board of SerVision said that, on 10 June 2018, the Jerusalem District Court...

Wilmcote confirms discussions over potential acquisition of Arysta LifeScience

Wilmcote Holdings addressed recent press speculation and confirmed it is in discussions with Platform Specialty Products regarding a potential acquisition of its Agricultural Solutions segment,...

NewRiver acquires Grays Shopping Centre for £20.2m

NewRiver announced the acquisition of Grays Shopping Centre for £20.2m.

The acquisition comprises a community shopping centre with 177,300 square feet of retail space and...

Supermarket Income acquires Tesco Extra in Scunthorpe

Supermarket Income REIT has acquired a Tesco Extra supermarket in Scunthorpe, England, from Legal and General Pensions Limited for £53 million (net of acquisition costs),...

Uvenco suspended from trading as sale talks continue

Uvenco has been suspended from trading on AIM as it continues to consider the sale of its three trading subsidiaries.

On 21 May, the company...

Oxford Metrics completes sale of Yotta Surveying

Oxford Metrics, the international software company, has sold Yotta Surveying to Ginger Group, a major construction and civil engineering company, for £1m.

The sale completes...

Accrol launches open offer

Further to the announcement of 15 May 2018 relating to a conditional placing to raise £8m (before expenses), loo roll maker Accrol Group has announced...

Petards acquires RTS Solutions and RTS Solutions UK for up to £1.5m

Petards acquired specialist transportation software engineering company RTS Solutions and RTS Solutions (UK) for up to £1.5m.

RTS's unaudited accounts for the year ended...