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Acquisitions News: January 2006

Tue, 31 Jan 2006: Terra Firma is to acquire AWAS Aviation, the US-based aircraft leasing group, for £1.4bn....
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Tue, 31 Jan 2006: Rexam is to acquire Ecanco, the Egyptian beverage can manufacturer, for £61m....
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Tue, 31 Jan 2006: Senior is to acquire Sterling Machine, the US manufacturer of precision machined parts, for £21m....
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Tue, 31 Jan 2006: William Anelay, the York-based property restoration and conservation company with 120 staff, has undergone a management buy-out for undisclosed terms....
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Tue, 31 Jan 2006: Mattioli Woods has acquired Suffolk Life Trustee Company from Suffolk Life for an initial £0.7m, in order to expand its pensions consultancy....
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Tue, 31 Jan 2006: Xpertise has acquired Waterman's People & Organisational Development, the Wiltshire-based IT training company, for an initial £0.2m....
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Tue, 31 Jan 2006: Georgica, the UK-listed leisure group, is considering selling off the business. According to rumours, the whole company or just a part of it could be ...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2006: Accura Support Services, the engineering services group with 300 staff in Wolverhampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Pershore, Willenhall and Rotherham, has under...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2006: Digital Classics has acquired Done & Dusted, the independent producer of popular music event programming for TV and DVD, for £5.8m....
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Mon, 30 Jan 2006: Chime Communications has acquired a 55% stake in Ledbury Research, the London-based market research consultancy, for an initial £0.1m....
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Fri, 27 Jan 2006: Intertek is to acquire AKZO Nobel's electro magnetic compatibility business in Japan for £9m....
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Fri, 27 Jan 2006: Parity Group is to sell most of its French and German operations to GFT Technologies of Germany for £5.3m....
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Fri, 27 Jan 2006: GUS has acquired ClarityBlue, the Luton-based provider of bespoke marketing database solutions with 165 staff, for £85m, in order to expand its ...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2006: Inflexion Private Equity has backed a £22m management buy-out at Viking Moorings, the developer of mooring systems....
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Fri, 27 Jan 2006: RTT, the electrical and mechanical services company with 250 staff in Wallington, Dover and Basingstoke, has undergone a management buy-out....
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Fri, 27 Jan 2006: Tarmac has acquired National Road Planning, the Lincolnshire-based provider of planning services, plant and equipment, from Rand Group for undisclosed...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2006: Rexam is to acquire FangXin's beauty packaging business in China for £42m....
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Thu, 26 Jan 2006: HPJ UK has been bought out of administration by its founding family, securing the future of 465 jobs at 73 jewellery stores....
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Thu, 26 Jan 2006: Rightmove is planning a flotation in the spring, which could value the online property business at up to £300m....
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Thu, 26 Jan 2006: Deloitte has sold the UK franchise for the Kookai fashion brand out of administration to a joint venture of Amery Capital and Kookai SA, securing the ...
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