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Mon, 16/05/2022
Mobile telecoms tower infrastructure specialist 8point8 has been acquired by Mitie Group. The £10m deal is part of Mitie’s strategy to develop a market leading telecoms support services company.
Mon, 16/05/2022
KPMG is to be fined £14.4m for deliberately misleading regulators in relation to the failed outsourcing firm Carillion. The penalty by The Financial Reporting Council is the second-biggest in UK audit history. Carillion was working on hundreds of UK government projects when it collapsed in 2018 with debts of £7bn.
Fri, 13/05/2022
McColl's Retail Group has been rescued from administration by supermarket chain Morrisons. McColl’s operates more than 1,100 convenience retail stores and newsagents across the UK, and the deal secures the future of 16,000 employees.
Thu, 12/05/2022
Video game developer Electronic Arts (EA) and world football governing body FIFA have ended their licensing agreement, with FIFA 23 to be the last FIFA branded video game to be made by EA. The two companies have worked together since 1993, when FIFA International Soccer launched with England international David Platt on the cover. EA hopes that its existing range of licences with the world's top players and leagues, including the Premier League and La Liga, will enable it to continue producing market leading football video games when EA Sports FC launches in 2023.
Thu, 12/05/2022
The future of sports broadcaster BT Sport has been secured following the establishment of a joint venture between BT and Warner Bros Discovery, owner of the Eurosport sports channel. BT owns the rights to exclusively broadcast Champions League football in the UK, while Discovery is the main broadcaster of the Olympics in the UK. BT Sport and Eurosport will initially retain their individual brand identities before being brought together under a single brand. BT will receive an initial £93m from Warner Bros Discovery and up to £540m from the joint venture depending on certain conditions being
Wed, 11/05/2022
TalkTalk has increased its share of the high bandwidth internet sector in the UK to 25% following the announcement it has acquired Virtual1.
Tue, 10/05/2022
Wolseley is to expand its operations in Ireland following the announcement it has agreed to buy the heating, plumbing, tiling and bathroom businesses Heat Merchants, Tubs & Tiles and Hevac.
Mon, 09/05/2022
Financial adviser Ascot Lloyd has been acquired by the private equity firm Nordic Capital. Ascot Lloyd has nearly £10bn of assets under influence and provides a range of financial planning, wealth management and corporate benefit services.
Thu, 21/04/2022
Technical products and services distributor Diploma has bought R&G Fluid Power. The £100m deal enables Diploma to continue with its strategy of regional growth across the UK.
Thu, 21/04/2022
Credit management service provider Lowell Group has increased its managed customer accounts by two million with the £370m acquisition of Hoist Finance UK.