Business Sale News - written by Hanna Sharpe

Some of the UK’s most beloved confectionery brands - including Barratt, Dip Dab and Sherbert Fountains - are being put up for sale by their private equity owner with a £110 million pr [more]
More than 30 jobs are set to be lost at a Scottish manufacturer this week after enormous debts lead to the company entering liquidation. [more]
Tommee Tippee owner, Mayborn Group has purchased baby sleep bag brand Grobag and the company behind it for £22 mil [more]
The owners of Manchester-based holiday planner Travel Counsellors are reportedly considering a £200 million sale of the business after appointing an investment bank to explore future options for the com [more]
The owner of artisan bakery chain Patisserie Valerie is poised to make a £150 million bid for the company that owns another upmarket baked goods c [more]
A company that houses a chain of holiday parks around the UK is hoping to find new owners in a deal predicted to be worth more than £100 mil [more]
Mike Ashley, the controversial chairman of Newcastle United, has announced plans to sell his controlling stake in the Premier League football club and hopes to conclude a deal “by Christmas& [more]
British sandwich chain Pret A Manger is mulling over a sale to a Filipino food group, with the group being valued at more than $1 billion (£740 milli [more]
An upmarket British swimwear brand worn by holidaying celebrities is dipping its toes into the possibility of a £50 million s [more]
Private medical insurance specialist Chase Templeton has finished five acquisitions in the space of just three weeks, under its new owner The Ardonagh Group. [more]
Cheltenham-based firm Tavistock Financial has been sold to Sanlam UK in a deal worth £1m, subject to FCA appro [more]
Upscale British cycling brand Rapha is set to be sold to a private equity firm run by two members of the Walmart dynasty in a deal expected to be worth £200 mil [more]
Retail snack specialist Graze is being positioned for a £300 million sale by its private-equity ow [more]
Impact Healthcare REIT, a real estate investment trust company, has purchased a Leicester-based care home for £3.4 mil [more]
Derby eatery up for sale - Tue, 20 Jun 2017
A popular restaurant in Derby has been put on the market. [more]
London-based rare stamp and collectables seller Stanley Gibbons is inviting interest from buyers. [more]
A vehicle body building company in the Greater Manchester area has been bought by the Anderson Group for an undisclosed sum. [more]
A women’s fashion label owner is on the hunt for a cash injection, a sale or could face having to enter administrat [more]
Whitworths, the 130-year-old maker of dried fruits and nuts, has been put up for sale by its private equity owner Equistone, reports say. [more]
Bedroom furniture retailer Sharps, rescued out of administration six years ago, has been put up for sale for £80 million, it has been repo [more]