Deal News

Venture Capital Funding

Biosite secures £4m to bring biometric tech to more construction firms

Biometric sign-in security and workforce management provider, Biosite, received £4 million in funding to grow at pace with the construction sector.

Venture Capital Funding

Doctify secures series A investment

Doctify secures series A funding from Amadeus Capital, heralding the rise of 'doctorpreneurs'.

Venture Capital Funding

BookingTek secures £2.2m in growth finance

BookingTek, a provider of direct-booking software to major hotel groups, secures growth capital from Mobeus Equity Partners to expand the team and broaden its international presence.

Venture Capital Funding

Media start-up Culture Trip raises $20m

London-based media start-up, Culture Trip, secured $20 million in its Series A funding round to push culture-driven, hyper-localised content.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Deal volumes in Q3 keeps momentum

In Q3 2016 there were 87 completed transactions, where private UK companies were raising between £1 million and £15 million. An aggregate £332 million was raised, suggesting continued momentum in deals.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Hammer Consolidated Holdings sold to Exertis

Devonshire Corporate Finance advised the shareholders of Hammer Consolidated Holdings, a leading specialist distributor of server and storage solutions, on the sale of their business to DCC Technology, which trades as Exertis.


SunGard to make swift aquisition of Syntesys

Software and technology services company SunGard will acquire Syntesys, a European Swift service bureau, in a bid to expand its outsourcing service for corporate to bank messaging.


Dominion Gas acquires Argon Isotank

Dominion Gas, the Aberdeen-based oil field services firm, has bought Argon Isotank, a supplier of container tanks to the offshore sector, for £4 million.

Exit Strategies

Buy-outs and the credit crunch

The collapse of the US sub-prime market put paid to a record buy-out boom. Here's how it all happened.


Zimed in MBO and all today’s headlines

Hasgrove has bought Pavilion Communication Services for up to £9.9 million and Western & Oriental acquires luxury villa operator Villa Select for an initial £1.86 million.


Bargain Booze lures ECI Partners

Bargain Booze, the UK's second largest specialist off-licence chain with around 560 franchisee-run stores throughout the UK, has been acquired by private equity group ECI Partners for £63.5 million.


ECI Partners exits training firm

Mid-market buyout specialist ECI Partners has sold vocational training firm The Hotel and Catering Training Company (HCTC) to London-listed support services group VT, in a £10 million deal.