In today's headlines Amey has bought 80% of Herefordshire Jarvis for £3.55 million and Sepura raises £42 million with an IPO on the LSE.
Radio terminal supplier Sepura has raised £42 million with an IPO on the London Stock Exchange, valuing the firm at £225 million
Investment Bank and stockholder Blue Oar has acquired investment management business Thring Townsend for an undisclosed sum
Confectionary group Cadbury Schweppes has completed the acquisition of Turkey’s leading chewing gum business Intergum, for an undisclosed sum
Real estate investment trust Mckay Securities has acquired Lower Cherwell Street Industrial Estate from a private investor, for £3.1 million
Paper product group WPP Group has bagged a 51% stake in Brazil-based trade, marketing, events, promotions and design company Plano.Trio Comunicacao for undisclosed terms
A consortium of four businessmen has pulled Channon Electrical Contractors out of administration for an undisclosed sum, saving 25 jobs
Emerging restaurant group Coal Restaurants has secured £1.7 million funding from Beringea’s ProVen and ProVen Growth & Income VCTs
Rok has added to its building, maintenance and development services with the purchase of S. Harrison Construction for £3.2 million in shares and cash
Hotel operator Menzies Hotels has snapped up Eight Thistles from Curzon Hotel Properties for £54 million
Infrastructure support services group Amey has bolstered its services, acquiring 80% of Herefordshire Jarvis for £3.55 million cash
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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