News - written by Hanna Sharpe

Inspired Energy has acquired energy procurement and environmental services provider Informed Business Solutions in a purchase that could rise to £4 [more]
City Motor Holdings, a multi-franchise car dealership based in the Thames Valley, has gone into administration. [more]
A recruitment outsourcing business based in Knutsford, Cheshire has been bought in a management buyout. [more]
Historic hotel up for sale - Thu, 15 Sep 2016
A hotel that dates back to Tudor times and is believed to have been given as a gift by Elizabeth I to her favourite, Robert Dudley, has been put on the market for £935, [more]
An historic pub has been put up for sale with the stipulation that the new owners continue to run it as a pub and do not try to convert it into anything else. [more]
A heritage building business that has been trading since 1747 has gone into administration. [more]
Professional services recruitment business PRG Recruitment LLP has been purchased by a new firm in a pre-pack administration. [more]
Photo-Me International, the instant photo equipment group, is the new owner of Asda's loss-making photo division in Bri [more]
Game developer Relentless Software is to be wound down after entering administration earlier this month. The administrators say a sale "appears unlik [more]
Construction business Baqus Group has been purchased in a management buyout (MBO), and will be seeking to make acquisitions via a newly appointed team. [more]
Metrodome Group, the company behind movies including Donnie Darko and Monster, is now in administration. [more]
Micro brewery business Oakleaf Brewing Company is now in the hands of joint administrators, with a sale being sought. [more]
One St Peter's Square, the landmark office building home to tenants including KPMG and Mazars in central Manchester, now has a new o [more]
Private equity outfit KKR & Co is one of many parties mulling the idea of putting in a bid for preschool cartoon character Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One Ltd, following a rejected bid from [more]
Lookers Motor Group, which sells new and used cars across the UK, is set to sell off its car parts division. A conditional £120 million sale has been agreed [more]
Two dairy farms in Pembrokeshire, Wales, with over 1,000 acres of grassland are for sale with a combined price tag of £10 mil [more]
Devoy Hotels has sold off the Queens Hotel, located in Llandudno, Wales, for £3 mil [more]
An historic Royal Warrant-holder building firm WS Lusher & Son has entered administrat [more]
Wind power group Rame Energy plc has entered administration, citing Brexit as the main reason for its inability to raise funding. [more]
ByBox, the Oxfordshire business behind a network of unmanned, technology-enabled lockers in 900 locations across Britain, has been purchased in a £105 million management buyout (MBO) arrange [more]