Humberts completes deal trio and all today’s headlines

In today's headlines Bowmark Capital has invested £11 million in JAC Group and Tarsus Group snaps up SEPIC for 13.5 million.

Done deals:

  • National estate agency Humberts has completed a trio of deals, acquiring Fox & Manwaring for £635,000, Richard Harding for £3 million and Halls Participations for £5.55 million
  • Private equity firm Bowmark Capital has invested £11 million in b2b travel services provider JAC Group, backed by Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Oil and gas exploration company Irvine Energy has completed the acquisition of the Niobrara oil and gas project in Kansas
  • Capita Group has bolstered its core pensions management and administrations business with the purchase of Higham Dunnett Shaw for £15 million cash
  • Public Service Properties Investments, a European property company based in the British Virgin Islands, has acquired UK-based Stonelea Healthcare Group for £24 million
  • B2b media group Tarsus Group has snapped up textiles and clothing marketing and exhibitions firm SEPIC of France for 13.5 million (£9.1 million)

Deals in the pipeline:

  • Oil and gas exploration and production company Ascent Resources is to acquire a 22.5% stake in Italian-based drilling contractor Perazzoli Drilling, for an undisclosed sum
  • Standard Chartered bank is set to acquire oil and gas M&A advisor Harrison Lovegrove for an undisclosed amount

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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