News: 2018 - written by Hanna Sharpe

Another of the UK’s most recognisable high street brands could be up for sale as fashion retailer Bench confirmed it had filed for administrati [more]
Private equity company Bridgepoint is selling Care UK, which is Britain's largest provider of NHS serv [more]
The owners of Young's Seafood have placed the British frozen food manufacturer up for sale, confirming intense speculation that took place over the winter pe [more]
Shares in French car manufacturer Renault have surged 5.4 per cent following the release of a report that suggests the firm is negotiating a merger with Nissan with a view to creating a global automotive giant. [more]
Kerryfresh announced the appointment of administrators on 23rd March after falling into financial difficulty as a result of "the failure of Palmer & [more]
One of the country’s largest outsourcing players, Capita, is planning to sell off nearly £700 million worth of assets, as well as a discounted rights issue for the same sum, in order to stave off spiralli [more]
A Nottingham-based firm that provides IT solutions to a range of organisations has successfully changed ownership after a secondary management buy-out (MBO) was carried out. [more]
A buyer is sought for a maker of modular buildings based near Hull after hard trading conditions saw it enter administration. [more]
A recent management buy-out (MBO) at an industrial bottled gas provider will clear the way for the company to expand its operations into Europe. [more]
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]
Popular fashion retailer East has fallen into administration, with tough trading conditions and rising wages having a harsh impact on the firm’s profit margins. The bohemian high street brand, which was founded in 1994, maintained 34 stores and 15 concession stands in department stores across t [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]
Children's toy company Toys R Us is just days from entering administration unless it can find £15 million in rescue funding, according to news [more]
One of the UK’s most prestigious car manufacturers could dispose of one of its European subsidiaries in a deal anticipated to be worth £700 million as its new CEO continues to restructure [more]
Tommee Tippee owner, Mayborn Group has purchased baby sleep bag brand Grobag and the company behind it for £22 mil [more]
Marks & Spencer are looking to sell their Hong Kong and Macau stores as part of a company-wide turnarou [more]