UK distributor Trilogy Logistics has acquired rival logistics company CM Lane. Read on for more deal headlines.
Other done deals:
Retec Digital plc, which provides systems for retailers to promote their products, has purchased Liquid Digital, a designer and operator of in-store digital screens, for £250,000
The former boss of discount clothing retailer MK One, Elaine McPherson, has bought Merseyside retailer Ethel Austin from administrator Menzies Corporate Restructuring
Construction firm Esh Group has bought renewable energy companies Green Energies and Pure Renewable Energies for £250,000
Jelf Group plc, an insurance, healthcare, employee benefits, commercial finance and wealth management provider has purchased broker Godfrey Moore
Deals in the pipeline:
Barclays has been reported as considering a takeover bid for Lehman Brothers or UBS
Financial services firm DL Merchant Banking, the private equity arm of Credit Suisse, is set to acquire school holiday organiser Education & Adventure Travel Group, for some £100 million
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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