Catherine Deshayes

News - written by Catherine Deshayes

A robotics company which began life designing mechanisms for sewing machine manufacturer Singer in the Victorian era has completed a management buyout as it seeks out new markets. [more]
Administration now seems inevitable for Lancashire-based firm Fairpoint Group who have filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators. [more]
International healthcare group, Bupa, is preparing to sell almost half of its care homes in a deal that is expected to come to around £450 mill [more]
New opportunities beckon for architecture firm Nicholson Nairn, a Newcastle-based practice whose clients include Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Primark, following a management buy-in overseen by a host of North East busines [more]
Struggling retail fashion chain Store Twenty One has collapsed into liquidation with the loss of 900 jobs, it has been reported. [more]
Vue Cinemas considers a sale - Mon, 10 Jul 2017
Vue, the sixth largest cinema chain in the world, has plans to put itself on the market for buyers. [more]
A medical firm based in County Durham is hoping that a division sale will lead to "a higher quality of earnin [more]
Two of London's leading theatre dons have acquired Picturehouse Entertainment, a live cinema distribu [more]
AppInstitute, a Nottingham-based software as a service company, has completed the acquisition of counterpart Appsme in a deal that will almost double its global customer base. [more]
In a move that has saved more than 100 jobs, a group of historic textile manufacturers in Greater Manchester has been sold out of administration. [more]
Wood Group has put the majority of Amec Foster Wheeler's upstream oil and gas business up for sale with the aim of getting the go ahead for the £2.2bn takeover of its smaller rival. Both companies provide services work to global oil [more]
A group led by one of Yorkshire’s most successful entrepreneurs has acquired the owner of a number of beauty and personal care bra [more]
Seachill, the Grimsby-based food firm which owns the popular fish brand Saucy Fish Co, has been put up for sale by its owner Icelandic Group. [more]
Jimmy Choo, the luxury shoemaker worn by actresses, royalty and musicians, is up for sale after announcing a “strategic review of the company [more]
Woodborough Hall, a popular hotel and wedding venue in Nottingham, is on the market for £1.9 mil [more]
Administrators appointed to a collapsed fish processor and importer are encouraging anyone interested in buying the business to get in touch “immediately [more]
The private equity owners of the David Lloyd gym chain are preparing for a £1.3 billion sale of the business, according to rep [more]
UK small energy supplier Flow Energy has been put up for sale after its owner warned that competition from new suppliers offering cheap tariffs threatens to block its growth. [more]
The owner of UK bed retail chain Dreams is set to put the firm on the block for £400 million after turning the business ar [more]
No 4 St Paul’s Square, one of Liverpool’s most significant commercial office developments, has been put up for sale by the English Cities Fund for £23.3 million, it has b [more]

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