Centrica acquires Econergy stake

British Gas owner Centrica Plc has acquired a 19 per cent share of rival Econergy, for a cash consideration of £1 million. For more deals click here.

Other Done Deals

  • US-based Research Technology International has acquired the film scanning and film recording equipment business of Japan’s Imagica Technologies Corp for an undisclosed sum.
  • Fidelity National Information Services, a US-based provider of payment services to the banking sector has acquired rival Metavante Technologies. The size of the deal has not been disclosed.
  • US-based solar module manufacturer First Solar has acquired OptiSolar’s photovoltaic project pipeline for an undisclosed sum.
  • US mobile social networks Limbo and Brightkite have merged. The details of the deal remain undisclosed.
  • Homeware retailer Robert Dyas has completed a management buy-out, led by CEO Steven Round and non-executive chairman and restructuring expert Ian Gray. The deal was backed by existing lenders Lloyds and Allied Irish Bank.

Nick Britton

Nick Britton

Nick was the Managing Editor for growthbusiness.co.uk when it was owned by Vitesse Media, before moving on to become Head of Investment Group and Editor at What Investment and thence to Head of Intermediary...

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