Power station builder NEL Power has been bought by one of its competitors. Carron Energy acquired the company from its administrator for an undisclosed sum.
Meat supplier Underwood Meat has bought butchery business Northern Catering. The terms of the firm’s second acquisition this month have not been disclosed
Pension regulator Butler & Tanner has bought colour printing firm Media & Print Investments for an undisclosed sum, saving 500 jobs
Celtic has expanded its Irish betting chain with the purchase of Ubet of Limerick for €2.5 million (£1.7 million)
Inflexion Private Equity has re-financed blended cheese producer llchester Cheese by providing £5 million of debt and working capital
The Bank of Scotland Corporate has invested an undisclosed amount in property services provider Apollo
Deals in the pipeline
Sports club operator Premier Sports Holdings plans to launch an IPO on AIM later this month, raising an undisclosed amount
Betting group Ladbrokes is to start a share buy-back programme valued at £150 million
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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