Business Sale
Sanlam UK buys Tavistock Financial in £1m deal
Thu, 10 Aug 2017
Cheltenham-based firm Tavistock Financial has been sold to Sanlam UK in a deal worth £1m, subject to FCA approval. The sale by Tavistock'...[more]

Spar’s wholesaler owner to consider sale and break-up
Division Sale
Bupa set to sell 150 care homes in £450 million deal
Mon, 31 Jul 2017
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 milli...[more]

Prezzo to sell off 27 restaurants to safeguard future
Administration
Supermarket salad provider enters administration
Thu, 17 Aug 2017
A family-run business based in Tonbridge, Kent, has gone into administration at the cost of around 260 jobs. Southern Salads, which has ceased tradin...[more]

Kent Wool Growers enters administration after 100 years of trading

MBO/MBI
British robotics firm completes management buyout
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
A robotics company which began life designing mechanisms for sewing machine manufacturer Singer in the Victorian era has completed a management buyout...[more]

Management buy-in at Newcastle architecture practice
Merger
Electric car parts maker sold in £150m merger deal
Tue, 18 Jul 2017
A Gateshead-based company that manufactures parts for electric vehicles is set to be sold to a US automotive firm in a merger deal worth around £...[more]

Merger creates vehicle hire mega-group
Commercial Property
Plans submitted for next stage of major Leeds redevelopment
Mon, 07 Aug 2017
Formal plans and images have been submitted for a major redevelopment on the outskirts of Leeds. The £400m Kirkstall Forge scheme runs along t...[more]

Council hails Manchester retail property purchase