Thompson Plastics in MBO

Plastics engineering company Thompson Plastics has been acquired by its management. Read on for more deal headlines.

Other Done deals:

  • Temperature control systems supplier Rapid Climate Control has undergone a management buy-out
  • Fresh food business Country Fresh Produce has bought a fresh herb supplier D Laurie & Sons, boosting its turnover to some £6 million
  • G4S plc, an international security group, has purchased 85 per cent of a Serbian-based rival, Progard Securitas, with a turnover last year of €15.5 million (£12.4 million)

Deals in the pipeline:

  • Entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter’s West Coast Capital has agreed to sell his 29.2 per cent stake in Dobbies garden centre chain for £36.3 million
  • Management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture is set to acquire Brazilian IT and automation services provider ATAN

Marc Barber

Marc Barber

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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