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Acquisitions News: September 2006

Fri, 29 Sep 2006: Huntsman is to sell its Teesside-based European base chemicals and polymers division to Saudi Basic Industries Corporation by the end of the year, wit...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2006: Careforce Group has acquired Keycare Services, the provider of domiciliary care services with 130 staff in Workington and Carlisle, for up to £1...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2006: Shed Productions has acquired Screentime Partners, the global TV distribution company, for an initial £2m....
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Sinclair Pharma is to acquire Ashbourne Pharmaceuticals, the Northampton-based pharmaceuticals marketing company. The deal comprises an initial cash p...
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Allied London, the London-based property developer, has undergone a £500m management buy-out backed by Royal Bank of Scotland and Delancey. Alli...
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Statpro is to acquire FRI, the Canadian investment management company, for £25m....
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Duke Street Capital is to acquire a 58% stake in 2e2, the Newbury-based IT services company valued at £132m....
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Rainford EMC, the St Helens-based supplier of electromagnetic equipment, has undergone a £2.5m management buy-out backed by the Merseyside Speci...
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Dairy Crest is to sell most of its own-brand cheese business to First Milk for £62m, including 750 staff at creameries in Wrexham, Haverfordwest...
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Rok is to acquire Tulloch Construction Group, the building and related services business with 875 staff in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Elgin, Fort William, In...
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Empresaria has acquired a 51% stake in EU Resource, the Nottingham-based recruitment company specialising in temporary labour for the manufacturing se...
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Thu, 28 Sep 2006: Chieftain Group has acquired Bringover, the Stockton-on-Tees-based machinery maintenance company with ten staff, and the business will relocate to a l...
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006: Aggreko has acquired General Electric's energy rentals division for £112m, in order to expand its portable power generators business into n...
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006: AWS Electronics has acquired Jantec Electronic Services, the Bedfordshire-based electronics manufacturer with 23 staff, for undisclosed terms....
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006: Cello Group has acquired SMT Consulting, the Oxford-based strategy and research consultancy with 35 staff, for up to £8.8m. SMT's clients i...
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006: Vantis has acquired the non-audit business of Sharles Group of London for up to £2.5m, in order to expand its accounting and tax advisory busine...
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Tue, 26 Sep 2006: Tullow Oil is planning to acquire Hardman Resources, the Australian oil exploration company, for £581m....
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Tue, 26 Sep 2006: Oval Insurance has acquired Wilkinson Rogers, the Huddersfield-based commercial insurance broker with annual premiums of £7m....
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Tue, 26 Sep 2006: Crerar Hotels has acquired Chevin Country Park Hotel in Otley, West Yorkshire, for about £5m, and is now interested in buying some of the Swallo...
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Tue, 26 Sep 2006: SMC Group has acquired four Scottish architectural firms for a total £11m, including Parr Architects, Jenkins & Marr, Davis Duncan and Hugh ...
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