During the first half of 2019 YFM Equity Partners (YFM) completed £230m of deals and raised £100m of new funds. This result represents a sharp increase on 2018 and reflects the resilience and positivity of smaller businesses and demonstrate that this sector is bucking some of the perceived business trends.
The tech sector is one of the most targeted for M&A activity, attracting a wide variety of cross-industry buyers.
Fluenta, a global leader in ultrasonic measurement and management technology for the oil and gas and chemical processing industries, today announces its partnership with Valtronics. With more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, Valtronics will represent Fluenta’s gas measurement technology in the important Marcellus / Utica region of Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Lisa Wright has worked in the information industry for 25 years and is an influential figure in M&A through her role at Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company. Recently, we caught up with Lisa who revealed more about the firm, especially following her recent success as the Female Leader of the Year 2018 – M&A Research in AI’s 2018 Leadership Elite Awards.
2018 was a year that confounded predictions. We had predicted a year where Brexit and general uncertainty over slowing global growth might cloud events and perhaps dampen investment appetites.
Life Company Consolidation Group (LCCG) is pleased to announce that on 31 December 2018 its subsidiary, Utmost Ireland DAC, completed the purchase of the entirety of the offshore bond portfolio of Athora Ireland from Athora Holding Limited. The offshore bond portfolio comprises approximately £3 billion of assets under management for approximately 7,000 UK-based customers.
Sword Group expands GRC capabilities as it looks to extend product solution offering and expand into new markets
Pamplona Capital Management (“Pamplona”), is pleased to announce that it has acquired a controlling interest in Latham Pool Products, Inc. (“Latham” or “the Company”) from Wynnchurch Capital (“Wynnchurch”), which will remain a significant investor in the Company. The deal values Latham at $375 million.
GDPR Burdens Hinder M&A Transactions in the EMEA Region, According to Merrill Corporation Survey
Further to regulatory approval, ARX Equity Partners / https://www.arxequity.com (“ARX”) has
successfully completed the exit of its investment in Fincentrum / https://www.fincentrum.com,
a leading, independent financial advisory business operating in the Czech Republic and
Troika Media Group and Mission Join Forces
to Form Troika/Mission Group – TMG
UK-founded, global employee engagement company Reward Gateway announced today that it has acquired Brand Integrity, a 15-year-old employee engagement specialist operating from Rochester, N.Y.
The law firms Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, White & Case LLP and Facchini Rossi & Soci have advised funds managed by CVC Capital Partners in relation to the acquisition of a controlling stake in Recordati from the Recordati family.
Investec Specialist Bank (“Investec”) today announced the appointment of Tom Burgess to its Corporate & Acquisition Finance team.
IRIDEOS Enhances Recent Strategic Acquisitions With Purchase of Leading Italian-Based Network and Cloud Services Provider
It is the fourth acquisition in two years for the Channel Islands-based Group which has seen it grow from employing 300 staff in the summer of 2017 to 520 following completion of the acquisition.
Hitachi Capital UK has significantly strengthened its business offering with the acquisition of Franchise Finance Ltd, a specialist financial services provider to the franchising industry.
Takeaway.com N.V. (AMS: TKWY), hereinafter the “Company”, or together with its group companies “Takeaway.com”, the leading online food delivery marketplace in Continental Europe, has acquired the Foodarena business in Switzerland from Delivery Hero Group (“Delivery Hero”).
Franklin advises Altice for the sale of stakes in its French and Portuguese telecom tower business
Effective handling of antitrust issues can help businesses bolster their negotiating position—whichever side of the deal they’re on.
Angelica Carr, Founder of Aim Business Coaching, explores how companies can ensure a smooth and swift transition during M&A deals.
Zephus Limited is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Bureau van Dijk that specialises in data collection and research.
Acquisition of Ontario-based outsourced IT services company continues Calligo’s rapid North American growth and opens up global provision of new managed services
Value Added Distribution Partner Fujitsu Electronics Europe (FEEU) is expanding its product range, entering into a partnership with 3D Global, a manufacturer of three-dimensional display systems.
M&A activity accelerated in the second half of 2017, driven by strong activity in the US and, particularly, the UK, according to analysis by M&A and debt advisory specialists Livingstone.
MVF, a global customer generation firm based in London, has made several acquisitions over the past twelve months – including Startups.co.uk, the UK’s number one website for entrepreneurs, startups and small business and Tech.co, a US based tech news and resources site.
Coinsilium Group Limited (NEX: COIN), the blockchain venture builder, advisor and investor that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies, is pleased to announce that on 7 March 2018, the Company completed the purchase of 2,000,000 of its own shares at a pri
An Asset to the Industry
Solteq Plc has acquired inPulse Works Oy. The acquisition will enable Solteq to offer services that meet the varying needs of electricity, district heating and water companies.
The 21st Century Fox brand (listed as FOXA on the stock market) is one of the biggest known names in entertainment.
Electronic commerce company Flipkart has recently announced that it will be purchasing eBay India. This is in an effort to further their influence in the country against rival company Amazon, and is surely a move which will serve to heighten competition between the two. This article will look at som
Confectionery powerhouse Innovative Bites has today, Wednesday 12 April 2017, acquired Hancocks Holdings, the UK’s leading supplier of wholesale sweets, from H2 Equity Partners and management.
relayr, the global enterprise Internet-of-Things (IoT) platform provider, announces its second strategic acquisition within two months.
Alberta Investment Management Corporation, on behalf of certain of its clients, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of HSBC Bank Place and Enbridge Place, located in Edmonton, Alberta. The transaction closed on February 27, 2017.
Addison Lee, a London-based private hire company have officially acquired US executive car firm Flyte Tyme for $25m (£20.5m).
The European energy platform Vortex has agreed to acquire 100% of a 365 MW operational solar PV power portfolio in the UK, which is currently owned by TerraForm Power. Vortex, managed by the private equity arm of EFG Hermes, entered into the sale and purchase agreement in the first week of January,