MPS Global LLC, a provider of high-tech engineering, design and IT talent, has acquired the Talascend Group, including EPCglobal, an international engineering staffing company operating in the engineering and construction industries.
Other Done Deals
MPS Global LLC, a provider of high-tech engineering, design and IT talent, has acquired the Talascend Group including EPCglobal, an international engineering staffing company operating in the engineering and construction industries
Syngenta Flowers, a pot and bedding plant specialist, has bought Chrysanthemum and Aster, a pot and garden flowers retailer, from US flowers producer Yoder Brothers
Private equity group Duke Street has acquired French medical diagnostics firm Biomnis for £172.9 million. The deal is being financed with senior debt provided by Fortis and a mezzanine facility that is being arranged by AXA Mezzanine
Canadian company Prism Medical’s US subsidiary ErgoSafe Products LLC has acquired the assets and operations of New York-based Keyko Solutions, a distributor of moving and handling products for the mobility impaired trading as Access Solutions. The assets were acquired for £311,000
Electronics cooling system group Thermacore, with employees in Europe and the US, has been bought in a £6.5 million management buy-out. Executives in the US acquired the business from US group the Modine Manufacturing Company
Aspire Holidays, which is owned and managed by XL Leisure Group, has been acquired by London-based private short-haul jet holiday company Jeffersons for an undisclosed sum
Deals in the pipeline
Switzerland-based Logitech, a producer of personal computer peripherals, is entering the software market by acquiring Internet video communications services provider SightSpeed for $30 million (£18 million) in cash
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Japan’s third-largest bank, will take a stake of up to 2 per cent in South Korea’s KB Financial. The bank did not say how much it would pay for the stake
Rosco S.A., a subsidiary of Swiss oil trading business Vitol Holding B.V., has announced that subject to certain pre-conditions, it intends to make a public offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of its Canadian oil and gas business partner Arawak Energy at a price of CAD $0.90 (44.9 pence) per share
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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