Reverse Takeovers


Entrepreneur interview: David Ciclitira, Executive Chairman of LVCG

David Ciclitira, executive chairman of LVCG explains how he has grown a company focussing on sponsorship from one event a year to 60 in just two years.

Mergers & Acquisitions

AIM-listed UBC Media Group closes reverse takeover through 7digital acquisition

Multimedia content business UBC Media Group has completed a planned division in the company by snapping up 7digital for £16.5 million.


Reverse takeover for AIM-listed Trakm8

GPRS hardware and software business Trakm8 has used its capital market listing to raise money for a new acquisition.


First acquisition for PowerHouse following reverse takeover

Cleantech business PowerHouse Energy is to acquire the 70 per cent of shares in Pyromex Holding that it did not already own, marking its first purchase as a listed company.


Enfis acquires PhotonStar in reverse takeover

Lighting technology company Enfis Group has agreed to acquire PhotonStar LED in a £5.1 million reverse takeover.


1Spatial Group reverses on to AIM

IQ Holdings has agreed to acquire 1Spacial Group for £9.54 million in a reverse takeover deal.


Tissue Regenix reverses onto AIM

Tissue Regenix has been acquired by Oxeco in a £12 million reverse takeover.


Marwyn cash shell in reverse takeover

Cash shell Marwyn Capital 1, which was floated on AIM in December, is to acquire loss-making energy services business Fulcrum Group Holdings.


IBL to acquire EKF-diagnostic

International Brand Licensing has agreed to acquire German EKF-diagnostic for £11.8 million.

Company Flotations

Rise of the reverse takeover

Reverse takeovers and delistings have seen Saffery Champness Corporate Finance ride out the worst of the recession. Marc Barber finds out more.


Daisy joins AIM via reverse takeover

Business-to-business telecoms company Daisy Communications is to become an AIM-listed business following the reverse takeover of Freedom4 Group.

Company Flotations

What is a cash shell?

We give a definition of cash shell and explain the meaning of reverse takeover.