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Acquisitions News: December 2006

Fri, 22 Dec 2006: St Ives is to sell the corporate finance printing activities of St Ives Financial to Bowne & Co of the US for about £4m....
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Fri, 22 Dec 2006: British Salt, the Cheshire-based salt supplier with 125 staff, is considering plans for a £100m management buy-out from US Salt Holdings....
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006: Dennis Eagle, the Warwick-based refuse truck manufacturer with 580 staff at eight sites, has been acquired by Ros Roca of Spain for an estimated &poun...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006: William Jackson & Son has acquired Parripak, the Bedfordshire-based vegetable processing company with 230 staff, for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006: Barclays is to acquire Nile Bank, the Ugandan commercial bank with 18 branches and 228 staff, for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006: Next Generation Clubs has expanded its chain of health and fitness clubs with the acquisition of the Amida Club in Beckenham, the Amida Club in Hampto...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006: Onyx Group has acquired Teesside-based Business Continuity Centres for undisclosed terms, as part of a strategy to set up disaster recovery centres on...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006: Wolseley has announced six new acquisitions for a total £27m, including Hudson Plumbing Supplies of Canada, Onda-Lay Pipe & Rental of the US...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2006: Silverdell is to acquire Redhill Analysts, the Dorking-based asbestos and environmental consultancy with four offices, for up to £10m....
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Wed, 20 Dec 2006: WFEL, the Stockport-based manufacturer of military bridges with 160 staff, has undergone a £48m management buy-out from Kidde Group with the bac...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2006: Rosewood Packaging has acquired Alexander Box Company, the Cumbernauld-based supplier of printed corrugated packaging with 39 staff, for undisclosed t...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2006: Quantum Microponents has been bought out of administration by a management team, securing the future of 70 jobs at its computer parts factory in Skelm...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2006: Cookson is to sell its US-based Monofrax fused-cast refractories business to RHI of Austria for £23m....
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Wed, 20 Dec 2006: Johnson Service has sold part of the business of Johnson Hospitality Services to Surrey-based Spaceworks Furniture Hire for £0.8m, and the remai...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2006: Bond International Software has acquired Gowi Group, the HR software developer with 120 staff in London, Portsmouth, Crawley, Lingfield and Wootton Ba...
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Tue, 19 Dec 2006: Rentokil Initial has acquired the Campbell Brothers pest control business in Australia for £19m....
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Tue, 19 Dec 2006: Guardian Media Group has acquired the radio operations of Saga Group for undisclosed terms, including services in the West Midlands, East Midlands and...
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Tue, 19 Dec 2006: Scottish Power has acquired the Hatfield Moor gas storage site in South Yorkshire from Edinburgh Oil & Gas for £11m....
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Tue, 19 Dec 2006: Kingston Communications has acquired JAM IP, the Maidenhead-based IP contact centre solutions company, for an initial £2.6m....
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Tue, 19 Dec 2006: Alexon is to sell Dolcis, the shoe retailer with 67 shops and 132 concessions, to Hamsard 3032 for £2.7m....
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