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Acquisitions News: 2006

Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Arriva has acquired Transcentrum Bus, the Czech bus operator with 200 staff, for about £5m....
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: DWF is planning to merge with Ricksons, the law firm with offices in Preston and Leeds, to create a combined group with about 800 staff....
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Global Resources has acquired Banford Associates, the oil services consultancy with 15 Inverurie-based staff and 50 field inspectors, for undisclosed ...
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Browns Furniture Company of Glasgow has merged with Satelliet UK of London, creating a new furniture group called Satelliet Browns with 30 staff....
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: RPM International of the US has acquired The Dane Group, the Manchester-based pigments manufacturer, for £11m....
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Brittons of Devon has been bought out of administration by Tredinnick Fine Foods, securing the future of 107 jobs at its pie factory in Newton Abbot....
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Prohire has acquired Midland Vehicle Contracts of Cobridge in a multi-million pound deal, creating a combined group with a fleet of 2,000 vehicles....
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Wykes, the Leicester-based yarn manufacturer, has been bought out of administration by Stoke-based pottery firm Taylor Tunnicliff, securing the future...
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Carter & Carter is to acquire NTP, the Sheffield-based company with 220 staff, for £7.9m....
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Tue, 12 Dec 2006: Carter & Carter is to acquire IMS, the Bradford-based company with 30 staff, for £3.5m....
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: OneClickHR has sold its payroll bureau and its Employee Intranet product operation to Northgate Information Solutions for £0.4m....
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: Discover Leisure has sold YorkBoat, the York-based provider of boat trips, to Bithell Boats for £2m....
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: NPS Property Consultants has acquired John Packer Associates, the East Sussex-based building services company with 20 staff....
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: ERDC, the Edinburgh-based civil engineering and sports surfaces group with 133 staff, has undergone a management buy-out for undisclosed terms....
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: Autocruise, the South Yorkshire-based motorhome manufacturer with 140 staff, has undergone a £13m management buy-out backed by private equity in...
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: Blake Lapthorn Linnell has merged with Tarlo Lyons to create a combined law firm with more than 700 staff across London and the South East....
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: John Haggas has acquired KM Group, the Stornoway-based manufacturer of Harris Tweed textiles with 80 staff....
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Mon, 11 Dec 2006: Dickinson Dees is to merge with Philip Ashworth & Co, the York-based law firm with ten staff, and at least 50 jobs are expected to be created at a...
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Fri, 08 Dec 2006: Scott Wilson has acquired DGP, the Manchester-based consultancy with 180 staff, for up to £14.6m, as well as Cameron Taylor, the London-based co...
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Fri, 01 Dec 2006: Fuller Smith & Turner has acquired five pubs in Hampshire, Bedfordshire and Oxfordshire for £7.2m, including two from Gourmet Holdings....
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