Micro Focus International buys Liant Software for $5m

Micro Focus International Plc has acquired US firm Liant Software Corporation for US$5 million (£2.5 million) cash, in order to improve its business development software services.

Other done deals

  • Four Seasons Group, an air conditioning installation and maintenance business, has acquired its rival High Wycombe-based HM Air Cooling
  • Forbo Siegling has bought rival conveyor belt manufacturer Fenner’s US-based lightweight conveyor belt operation for $7.8 million (£3.9 million)
  • VP Plc, an equipment hire group, has acquired the tools and telehandler fleet of construction company UCS Plant for £900,000
  • National Milk Records Plc has purchased the Muscle and Backfat scanning division of Innovis Plc for £40,000 cash in order to bolster its livestock genetic enhancement services
  • Agri-Energy, a renewable energy division of Irish Food Processors, has bought Enva’s Foodservice Solutions waste cooking oils and fats business as it looks to convert waste biomass into biodiesel
  • Optic Vision has acquired Silent Knight Technologies, in order to bolster its information security software services

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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