Business Sale Acquisitions News in the Services sector: 2007

Wed, 28 Feb 2007: Hays has acquired James Harvard, the London-based recruitment company specialising in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, for an initial &po...
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Tue, 27 Feb 2007: Tangent Communications has acquired Ravensworth Digital Services, the Newcastle upon Tyne-based printing company with 60 staff, for up to £5.8m....
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Fri, 09 Feb 2007: DataCash Group is to acquire NetGiro Systems, the Swedish payment service provider, for £6.7m....
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Wed, 07 Feb 2007: SectorGuard has acquired Protector, the Salford-based CCTV installation and maintenance company, from Smart Securities CCTV for £0.75m....
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Tue, 06 Feb 2007: Electric Word is to acquire ArkSports, the sports conference and research company, for a small sum....
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Tue, 06 Feb 2007: Chambers Coach Hire, the Northern Ireland-based bus operator, has been acquired by venture capital firm Enterprise Equity....
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Tue, 06 Feb 2007: Group 4 Securicor has acquired Special Events Security, the stewarding company with annual turnover of £3.4m, for undisclosed terms....
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Mon, 05 Feb 2007: Venteco has acquired SIK Valiguard, the Swedish specialist in food industry hygiene and safety certification, from the Swedish Institute of Food &...
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Fri, 02 Feb 2007: Group 4 Securicor is to acquire Direct Handling, the Isle of Man-based parcel and document service company, for £0.9m....
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Fri, 02 Feb 2007: Detica Group is to acquire DFI International, the US provider of services to the security community with 208 staff, for £20m....
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Fri, 02 Feb 2007: Hasgrove has acquired Cabinet Stewart, the Belgian public affairs consultancy, for up to £1.6m....
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Thu, 01 Feb 2007: Arriva has acquired Bosak Bus, the Czech bus operator with 50 vehicles and 64 staff, for £1.1m....
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Thu, 01 Feb 2007: FE Burman of South London has acquired Trigon Mailing Services, in order to diversify its printing business into mailing....
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Tue, 30 Jan 2007: DeepStore has acquired Interactive Records Management, the document retrieval service with 22 staff at two sites in London, for undisclosed terms....
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Thu, 18 Jan 2007: Arriva is to acquire an 85% stake in Osthannoversche Eisenbahnen, the German bus and rail company, for £20m....
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Mon, 15 Jan 2007: Taylor Nelson Sofres has acquired Research Surveys, the South African custom research company with annual turnover of £7.4m....
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Fri, 12 Jan 2007: CEPS is to acquire Sunline Direct Mail for an initial £3.8m, including packing and mailing operations in Loughborough and Redditch....
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Thu, 11 Jan 2007: ArmorGroup has acquired Neil Young Associates, the global security consultancy, for up to £1m....
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Wed, 10 Jan 2007: WS Atkins has acquired Boreas Consultants, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas services consultancy with 35 staff, for £3.8m....
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Tue, 09 Jan 2007: Arriva is to acquire Esfera, the Spanish bus operator with 34 staff, for an initial £2.6m....
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