Hanna Sharpe

Hanna joined the Business Sale Report in January 2008, after completing her Humanities BA at Greenwich University College. She researches, writes and edits articles on businesses for sale or that have recently gone into administration. She also edits and proofreads business for sale listings that appear on the website and in the monthly publication.

News - written by Hanna Sharpe

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]
A Winchester-based specialist building contractor has gone into administration at the cost of more than 100 jobs. [more]
A management buy-out at logistics company Walkers Transport, which is based in Manchester and Leeds, has seen the business valued at £20 mill [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]
New York-based publisher Time Inc is set to put up its British business and several magazines, including NME, Marie Claire and Horse & Hound, up for sale in order to cut co [more]
A designer and manufacturer of high-performance transmissions for the automotive and motor sport industry has been acquired in a management buyout. [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]
A Gloucestershire veterinary practice has been bought out by CVS, the largest UK player in the industry. [more]
A menswear firm that has been on British high streets for more than 150 years closed its doors for the last time this week, after announcing that it would go into administration. [more]
A double glazing and conservatory installation business from Oadby has been placed into administration after experiencing "cash flow difficulti [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]
DataCentred, a data centre and cloud storage business, has entered administration, but is continuing to trade. [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]
Nearly a fifth of the UK’s estate agents face a real risk of going bust, according to a report published by accountancy firm Moore Stephe [more]
Manchester-based fintech company DueCourse has been placed into administration. [more]
A property firm in Manchester has laid out its vision for its new 'exciting' [more]
Retail snack specialist Graze is being positioned for a £300 million sale by its private-equity ow [more]
Drugs giant Glaxosmithkline will sell its Horlicks business in the UK and close the location where the malted drink is manufactured. [more]