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Morgan Sindall announces record profits

26/2/2019


Building firm Morgan Sindall has announced record preliminary results for the full year to 31 December 2018. Adjusted profit before tax increased 23% to £81.6m. In addition, revenues increased by 6% on the previous year, up to £2.9bn. Morgan Sindall are currently onsite on several high-profile jobs in the North West. Read more about this […]

Provident Financial receives £1.3bn takeover bid from NSF


Non-Standard Financial have made a £1.3bn takeover bid for their rivals Provident Financial. NSF believe they have the support of shareholders who own more than 50% of Provident Financial. The deal still requires approval by shareholders and regulators. NSF will complete a demerger of Loans at Home to receive approval from the CMA. Read more […]

P&O Ferries acquired by DP World

25/2/2019


Dubai-based company DP World have agreed a deal to purchase the holding company behind P&O Ferries. The deal, which also includes P&O Ferrymasters, values the company at £322m. The portfolio of DP World spans over six continents and more than 40 countries. Meanwhile, P&O Ferries operates 21 vessels across 11 ports. Read more about this […]

Dairy Crest in £1bn Saputo purchase deal


Saputo Dairy UK, subsidiary of Canadian dairy giant Saputo, has agreed a deal to purchase the share capital of Daisy Crest. As a result of the deal, Dairy Crest received a valuation of £975m. Saputo has operations in countries across the world, and is one of the top 10 largest dairy companies. Read more about […]

GB Group agrees £233m deal to buy IDology

14/2/2019


Listed data intelligence specialist GB Group has stuck a deal to acquire a US counterpart. The £233m deal will see them acquire fraud detection services specialist IDology. GB Group has already raised £160m through shares to help fund the purchase. The existing presence of IDology in the US market should see their new owners boosted […]

DWF to float on London Stock Exchange

13/2/2019


Law firm DWF have confirmed their intention to float on the London Stock Exchange. This will see DWF become the largest law firm on the LSE. They hope to raise proceeds of around £75m with the move. They have already submitted a registration document to the Financial Conduct Authority. The firm will now undergo a […]

Stagecoach to move ahead with electric bus investment

12/2/2019


Stagecoach have won the backing of the Department for Transport in their aim to invest in electric buses. As a result of the extra funding, the drive is one of the largest in Europe. It will see Stagecoach invest £9.6m, while the DfT will invest a further £6.9m. Read more about this story: Insider Media […]

IESA Ltd see profits soar

5/2/2019


Warrington-based procurement services provider, IESA Ltd, has seen its profits soar. Turnover for year ending March 2018 was £20.9 compared to £17.6m the year before. As a result, pre-tax profits increased from £2.7m to £4.1m. The company are based at Birchwood Science park. They were founded in 2002 and provide value-added services across a range […]

Atlas Leisure Homes acquired in MBO

4/2/2019


A management buyout sees holiday home manufacturer Atlas Leisure Homes acquired by new leadership. The business will continue to trade under the same name with the new team at the helm. As a result of this sale, the old owners, who have built the business for over 30 years, will leave. Atlas have head offices […]

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