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Property management platform faces administration

The parent company of UK property management startup Hostmaker has filed notice of intention to appoint administrators. Flying Jamon Limited filed the notice with the High Court, giving it until next month to keep Hostmaker afloat. Hostmaker was founded by former hotel industry strategist Nakul Sharma in 2014. It raised £23 million from investors in two funding rounds, allowing it to exp...continue reading

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BUSINESS SALE


Heycar acquires HonestJohn.co.uk following administration

Online used car service Heycar has purchased the independent motoring advice website HonestJohn.co.u...continue reading

On-demand laundry app snapped up after administration

Laundrapp, an on-demand laundry service which was touted as the “Uber of dry cleaning”, ...continue reading


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DIVISION SALE


SSE sells retail business to OVO Energy

Power utility SSE has announced it has completed the sale of its retail arm SSE Energy Services to O...continue reading

Travis Perkins offloads plumbing and heating business

Britain’s largest building materials group Travis Perkins has sold its wholesale plumbing and ...continue reading


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ADMINISTRATION


Property management platform faces administration

The parent company of UK property management startup Hostmaker has filed notice of intention to appo...continue reading

Street food catering firm seeks buyer after entering administration

Shrewsbury-based catering company MPM Catering has entered administration, appointing Mazars LLP to ...continue reading


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MBO/MBI


MBO at Signature Private Finance

The senior management team at finance provider Signature Private Finance has completed a £16.8...continue reading

MBO at Bristol-based media training firm

Mentor Media Training has been acquired by lead consultant Dave Mason in an MBO. The company will no...continue reading


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MERGER


Northgate and Redde shareholders approve merger

The proposed merger of listed companies Northgate and Redde has been approved by the two companies&r...continue reading

Merger between Southampton IT providers

Southampton-based IT providers Aura Technology and Amicus ITS have merged to form Aura Technology Gr...continue reading


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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY


Clugston Group former headquarters up for sale

St Vincent House in Scunthorpe, which was the headquarters of construction company Clugston Group be...continue reading

Victorian hotel set in Devon estate up for sale

The Highbullen Hotel Golf and Country Club, which is set on a 116.5-acre Victorian estate in rural D...continue reading


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