News and articles on business acquisitions including guides on strategic planning, and effective integration to best realise synergies, mitigate risks, and create value for shareholders.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Performance Doorset Solutions acquired by Masonite International in $16m cross-border deal

Greater Manchester-based door and window retailer sold to Canadian company.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Why integration is the key to a successful company acquisition

Integrating two companies is one of the hardest things to do during an acquisition, so how can you make sure you get it right?

Growth Planning

Is now the time to finance business growth through acquisition?

The current economic backdrop, coupled with renewed flexibility in the banking sector, means that for anyone thinking of growing a business through acquisition now could be a good time to start.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Arena owners SMG Europe acquire CGC Events Ltd.

Venue management business has interests all across Western world.


Prism Medical completes acquisition of TMEC

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions: Creating the perfect formula for business success

Esther McMorris, founder of business consultancy Nine Feet Tall, shares her advice for ensuring a smooth merger or acquisition process.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Closing acquisitions the Vin Murria way

Despite being told that she can't cook, clean or drive in a straight line, technology entrepreneur Vin Murria knows how to grow her business by purchasing others.

Mergers & Acquisitions

How to close 13 acquisitions in four years

For most businesses, closing an acquisition is a process fraught with difficulty before, during and after. But for experienced dealmaker Patrick Gallagher, it's how he is building CitySprint into a dominant player in the same-day distribution market.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Finding a winning formula for closing acquisitions

With the sixth annual M&A Awards producing some worthy winners, GrowthBusiness talks to some of the victors to find out the attributes needed for high-quality deals.


Adapt's acquisition of Sleek at odds with 'brash' buy-and-build strategies of others

Private equity-backed business Adapt has closed a second acquisition since a September 2011 buy-out.


Fishawack acquisition takes 12-month deal count to seven for Growth Capital Partners

Growth Capital Partners portfolio company Fishawack has completed its first acquisition since the private equity firm backed a secondary buy-out at the company back in March.


LDC brings in Arlington Capital Partners as new MB Aerospace backer to support US acquisition

Private equity firm LDC has made a re-investment in MB Aerospace in partnership with Arlington Capital Partners.