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Oil and Gas sector

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ATR Group makes first M&A play since MBO

Private equity-backed ATR Group has made its first purchase since taking on NBGI Private Equity as its backer in March.

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Acquisitive Trap Oil raises funds

North Sea-focused Trap Oil, an oil and gas exploration and appraisal company focused on the UK Continental Shelf, has raised £4.3 million through a placing on AIM.

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BGF makes first Scottish investment

Following on from its investment in toy manufacturer Wow! Stuff, the Business Growth Fund has invested in the oil & gas sector.

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ATR secures second private equity backer

Oil & gas business ATR Group has been backed through an MBO by NBGI Private Equity, five years after undergoing an MBI.

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Kea Petroleum plans AIM float

Veteran Australian entrepreneur Ian Gowrie-Smith plans to float Kea Petroleum with a £6 million AIM funding.

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Moorland Energy receives £7 million 

Oil and gas investor Epi-V has invested £7 million in exploration company Moorland Energy following the discovery of gas reserves in North Yorkshire.

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Transformation on the cards for Meridian 

Meridian Petroleum wants to expand by acquisition, aided by a £6.9 million fundraising at 25p and rename itself President Petroleum.

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DCC acquires Shell’s oil distribution business

DCC Plc, a Dublin-based business support services group, has acquired Shell’s oil distribution business in Denmark, for up to €14 million (£12.3 million).

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RAK Petroleum swoops on Eagle Energy

Oman-based oil exploration company RAK Petroleum Oman has acquired rival Eagle Energy from Heritage Oil for $28 million (£19 million).

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Nor Energy UK in a valiant oil and gas deal

Woking-based Valiant Petroleum Plc has agreed to acquire Nor Energy UK, a unit of Norwegian company Nor Energy AS, for up to £3.6 million.

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Oil and gas recruitment firm in MBO

Kinetic Technical, a recruitment consultancy serving the oil and gas industries, has been bought by its management.

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August Equity in £37 million acquisition

Mid-market buy-out firm August Equity has acquired oil and gas support services company Accura for £37 million.