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Acquisitions News: 2006

Fri, 01 Dec 2006: First Artist Corporation has acquired Dewynters, the London-based entertainment industry marketing services agency, for up to £16m....
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Fri, 01 Dec 2006: Rentokil Initial is to acquire Target Express, the Coventry-based parcel delivery company with 39 branches, for £210m, in order to expand its Ci...
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Fri, 01 Dec 2006: Coombs Quality Bakers of Leicester has been acquired by Hampshires Bakery, securing the future of 130 jobs....
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Thu, 30 Nov 2006: Future is to sell its Italian magazine publishing business to Sprea Editori for £0.7m, and is also planning to invest £6.7m in its interne...
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Thu, 30 Nov 2006: Western & Oriental has acquired Made to Measure Holidays, the Chichester-based skiing and mountain holidays specialist, for up to £0.9m....
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006: Supporta has acquired TQS, the Birmingham-based business process outsourcing company with 177 staff at six offices, for an initial £4.8m....
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006: BBA Aviation is to sell Becorit, the German rail friction manufacturer, to Wabtec Corporation of the US for £29m, in order to focus on aviation ...
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006: Gallacher Bros, the County Durham-based haulage firm with 30 staff and 22 vehicles, has been acquired by TAL Logistics of Sheffield....
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006: Classic Furniture, the Shropshire-based furniture supplier with 34 staff, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006: London Town has bought 167 pubs from Save Investments for £95m, including 162 freehold and five leasehold properties....
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Wed, 29 Nov 2006: Scottish Power, the Glasgow-based power generation and distribution group, is to be acquired by Iberdrola of Spain for £11.6bn."The combina...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006: Incisive Media is to acquire MSM International, the publisher of financial services magazines, for £...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006: Halma has acquired Tritech Holdings, the Aberdeen-based manufacturer of underwater asset monitoring equipment, for an initial £8m....
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006: IFG Group is to acquire Langtry Trust Company, the Jersey-based financial services company, for an initial £3.4m....
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006: Ekay has acquired Wallace Barnaby & Associates, the Guernsey-based marketing and advertising agency, for £1.7m....
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006: Alex Stewart Assayers, the metals and minerals testing company with 130 staff at its Knowsley headquarters and 50 global offices and franchises, has u...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006: Bank Restaurant Group is to acquire the Individual Restaurant Company in a reverse takeover deal worth up to £15m, creating a combined chain of ...
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Mon, 27 Nov 2006: Lambert Smith Hampton is to acquire Young & Butt, the property agency with 25 staff at offices in Southampton and Fareham, for undisclosed terms, ...
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Mon, 27 Nov 2006: Atisreal is to acquire Neilson Holt, the Southampton-based property agency with nine staff....
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Mon, 27 Nov 2006: Skelair has acquired Crushing & Recycling, the Preston-based reclamation firm, for undisclosed terms....
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