Acquisitions News: 2006

Fri, 03 Nov 2006: Innovation Group is to acquire First Notice Systems, the US provider of claim-reporting outsourcing services to the property and casualty insurance ma...
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Fri, 03 Nov 2006: Healthcare Locums is to acquire Blue Group International Holdings, the social work agency, for up to £...
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Fri, 03 Nov 2006: The Box Room, the Tamworth-based printing company, is to be acquired by SGS International of the US....
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: Waterman has acquired a 51% stake in AHW Consulting Engineers of Australia for £1.6m....
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: PayPoint is to acquire Metacharge, the internet payment processing company with offices in London and Bath, for £8.4m....
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: Ultimate Leisure has acquired The Potthouse and The Advocate bars in Belfast from Life Inns for £1.4m, taking its Northern Ireland estate to six...
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: Daniels Chilled Foods has acquired Farmhouse Fare, the Clitheroe-based desserts manufacturer with annual turnover of £4.7m, for undisclosed term...
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: James Fisher has acquired Gjerde Lofteteknikk, the Norwegian marine services company, for £0.6m....
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: Axon Group has acquired Premier HR Solutions, the US provider of SAP HR consulting services, for an initial £6m....
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: Hill & Smith has acquired Metnor Galvanizing, the Chesterfield-based provider of galvanizing and related services, for £6.5m. The annual tur...
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: Farley Group has acquired Calcutt Maclean Standen East Kent, the estate agent with offices in Canterbury and Wye, as well as the fine art auction hous...
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Thu, 02 Nov 2006: Claimar Care has acquired Surecare Community Services, the nationwide network of 27 domiciliary care businesses, and First Call Community Systems, whi...
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Wed, 01 Nov 2006: Hilton Hotels has sold its London and Birmingham Metropole hotels to Tonstate for £417m, but will retain the management contracts....
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Wed, 01 Nov 2006: Greystone Financial Services, the independent financial advisors with 60 staff in Altrincham and London, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Wed, 01 Nov 2006: Royal Bank of Scotland is to acquire GreatBanc, the US commercial bank operating in the Chicago area, for £95m....
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Wed, 01 Nov 2006: National Britannia has acquired Corporate Governance through Controls Assurance, the Oxfordshire-based company that assesses building risk for asbesto...
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Wed, 01 Nov 2006: Just Car Clinics has bought two car accident repair businesses from the Ilkeston Consumer Co-operative Society for £0.2m, including sites in Ilk...
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Wed, 01 Nov 2006: Claimar Care is to acquire BR Care Group, the domiciliary care provider with 150 staff in Bradford, Sutton-in Craven, Rochdale and Chester, for up to ...
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Tue, 31 Oct 2006: Speedy Hire has acquired Lifting Gear Hire, the lifting equipment rental company with 309 staff at 34 depots, for £13m....
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Tue, 31 Oct 2006: Catlin is to acquire Wellington Underwriting, the London-based insurance company, for £591m. The deal will create the biggest insurer on the Lloyd's of Lond...
[more: Wellington Underwriting]