In today's headlines Opal Marine has bought Peter Opal for undisclosed terms and Cosalt looks to buy GTC for £30 million.
Arc Fund Management has bought Throgmorton Asset Management for some £2.7 million
Food wholesaler Forward Foods has bought fine food supplier Charlie’s Larder for an undisclosed sum
Magazine group ACP has bought publishing giant Emap’s Australian magazine business for £38 million
Vehicle engineering firm MacNeillie has acquired an automotive parts factory from EPM Technology for an undisclosed sum
Blackett Hart & Pratt has merged with James & Baker to create a law firm with 24 staff
New boat dealer Opal Marine has bought Peters Opal’s luxury boat dealerships from its administrator for undisclosed terms
Graphic design firm Pindar Graphics has acquired printing firm Acorn E-Commerce for an undisclosed fee
International Greetings has added to its gift wrapping, cards and accessories business through the purchase of US-based supplier Glitterwrap for £4 million
Deals in the pipeline:
Marine and industrial safety equipment supplier Cosalt is to acquire marine lifting equipment supplier GTC for up to £30 million
Bridgepoint is looking to sell its debt collection service 1st Credit for £350 million. Citigroup have been appointed to conduct a strategic review
Marc was editor of GrowthBusiness from 2006 to 2010. He specialised in writing about entrepreneurs, private equity and venture capital, mid-market M&A, small caps and high-growth businesses.
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