Business Sale
Govt’s Green Investment Bank sold in £2.3bn deal
Thu, 20 Apr 2017
The government has sold its Green Investment Bank (GIB) to Macquarie Group, an Australian banking firm, in a deal valued at £2.3 billion. Estab...[more]

Tesco selling optician business to Vision Express
Division Sale
Unilever prepares to sell Flora and Stork
Thu, 06 Apr 2017
Household consumer goods giant Unilever is gearing up to sell off its margarine business, including the Flora and Stork brands, in a sale analysts say...[more]

Sports Direct sells Dunlop brand for $137.5m
Administration
Administrators seek buyer for fish firm Aquila
Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Administrators appointed to a collapsed fish processor and importer are encouraging anyone interested in buying the business to get in touch “im...[more]

Historic fashion chain Jaeger falls into administration

MBO/MBI
Blackpool healthcare products firm in £6.5m MBO
Wed, 01 Mar 2017
Private equity firm Maven Capital Partners has backed the £6.5 million management buyout (MBO) of Blackpool-based healthcare products supplier H...[more]

Engineering firm in MBO
Merger
Nottingham digital firms announce merger
Fri, 31 Mar 2017
Two of Nottingham’s digital firms are to merge, forming a new agency with 37 employees and annual revenues of nearly £3 million. Digital ...[more]

Wood Group to acquire rival Amec Foster Wheeler for £2.2bn
Commercial Property
Gateshead's historic old Town Hall put up for sale
Thu, 30 Mar 2017
Gateshead Council has put its historic Old Town Hall - the municipal heart of the town for almost 120 years - up for sale, continuing a trend of local...[more]

Canterbury study centre up for sale for £3.5m