Merger News: 2010

Subsea7, an offshore oil firm based in Aberdeen, is to dispose of a portion of its business after being taken over by Acergy. [more]
One of the smallest healthcare trusts in England is hunting for a takeover partner to help combat its £8.3 million de [more]
Alongside providing financial services and care advice to people over 50, Saga has taken steps to establish a nationwide care network with the acquisition of a healthcare group. [more]
Leeds-based property consultant Adair Paxton LLP has merged with a privately owned commercial property agent in a bid to 'strengthen expert [more]
After fending off a recent takeover approach, manufacturer Tanfield is now expected to sell off the UK arm of its Smiths Electric Vehicles (SEV) division to its US office within the next two months. [more]
Graham's, the leading independent dairy business in Scotland, has bought out its rival Claymore Dairies, in a move that its says will increase its capacity and give it additional flexibil [more]
Tax group Vantis has offloaded its advisory business to RSM Tenon, in a deal worth £7 million as part of a broader drive to dispose of its UK accounting, tax, business recovery and advisory divis [more]
The Financial Services Authority has approved a merger bid for the Chesham and Skipton Building Societies. [more]
UK competition watchdog the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is considering whether to review the planned merger of mobile phone companies Orange and T-Mobile after the two firms submitted their proposal to European regulators. The body has until 15 February to make a ruling on the matter. [more]