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Acquisitions News: February 2006

Tue, 28 Feb 2006: Pilkington, the St Helens-based glass manufacturer, is to be acquired by Nippon Sheet Glass of Japan for £2.2bn....
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Tue, 28 Feb 2006: Grosvenor Wilton, the Kidderminster-based carpet manufacturer with 28 staff, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Tue, 28 Feb 2006: Kenmore Homes has acquired the Glasgow-based development and building operations of Hamilton Holdings for £6m, more than doubling its staff to a...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2006: Avad Group has acquired a 60% stake in Lynx DPM, the Oxfordshire-based printing company with 45 staff....
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Tue, 28 Feb 2006: Wyndeham Press has acquired Icon Reproduction, the London-based pre-press company, for an initial £2m....
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: Jil Sander, the fashion brand, has been acquired by Change Capital Partners for undisclosed terms, and is now planning to open stores in London, China...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: CareTech has acquired two residential care homes in London for £2.7m, taking its chain to 61....
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: Kelda is to sell its Aquarion water business in the US to Macquarie Bank for £491m....
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: London Clubs International has agreed to sell its Les Ambassadeurs casino in London to Twinwood of Indonesia for £115m....
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: Somerfield is to sell 19 Kwik Save supermarkets to Netto, 20 to Audi, seven to Lidl and 171 to the Back to the Future consortium, while the remaining ...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: Maxima has acquired Seabrook Research, the Irish software distribution company, for £0.5m....
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: National Grid has agreed to acquire KeySpan, the US gas distribution company, for £4.2bn....
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Mon, 27 Feb 2006: Huws Gray Fitlock has acquired four Wirral-based building firms for undisclosed terms - Heswall DIY, Redrock Designs, Ault Bros and Fabbies Builders &...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2006: Green Tyre Company, the Middlesbrough-based manufacturer of puncture-proof tyres, has been bought out of administration by a new company called Flat F...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2006: Sanderson Group has acquired Megabyte, the retail software company with 66 staff in Bradford and Hampshire, for up to £2.5m....
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Fri, 24 Feb 2006: CBG Group has acquired Swinburne James, the insurance broker with offices in Manchester, Liverpool and Burnley, for up to £1.2m....
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Fri, 24 Feb 2006: Ark-H has acquired Diss Promotional Services, the Norfolk-based promotions division of Bounty UK, which will involve the transfer of 185 staff....
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Thu, 23 Feb 2006: Lloyds TSB has sold its banking operations in Paraguay to HSBC for £8.6m, which will involve the transfer of 200 staff at six branches....
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Thu, 23 Feb 2006: Lavendon has acquired Kestrel Powered Access, the Bristol-based company with 27 staff, for £4.3m....
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Thu, 23 Feb 2006: Sovereign Oilfield has acquired OIL Corporation, the Aberdeen-based oil services company with about 100 staff, for up to £4.8m....
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