Camco International in Chinese buy

Camco International, a greenhouse gas emission reduction company, has increased its offering with the purchase of ClearWorld Energy Ventures in China for up to US$23.5 million (£11.9 million).

Other done deals

  • plc has acquired Relax Finance for £3 million, in order to bolster its debt services
  • London Capital Group Holdings plc, an online financial spread betting and trading company, has acquired, a Gibraltar-based company with the same operations, for up to £400,000
  • Ultra Electronics plc, an electronic systems supplier to the defence and aerospace sector, has bought US-based rivals Magneto Inductive Systems and Harris Acoustic Products for $22 million (£11 million) and $7 million (£3.5 million) respectively
  • Private equity company Smedvig Capital has invested £5.5 million in large-scale advertising site manager Ocean Outdoor
  • Electronic security and climate control company ID Support Services has acquired security services and alarms supplier Intact Electronics
  • Interactive gambling company NetPlay TV plc has bought the gaming database of its rival Pitch Entertainment, for £125,000

Marc Barber

Marc Barber

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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