Sun European Partners has sold the bed retailer Dreams to Tempur Sealy International for £340m. Dreams sells 11,500 mattresses, bases and headboards per week to customers via 200 retail stores and online.
The private equity firm Bain Capital has acquired Valeo Foods. Headquartered in Dublin, Valeo owns some of Europe’s best known food brands, including Jacobs, Rowse, Kettle, Odlums, Barratt and Balconi.
The diversified investment holding company MBH Corporation has bought Intercity Taxis.
The private equity firm CVC has bought a majority stake in BlueFocus International agencies. The deal, which includes We Are Social, creates a new global advertising and marketing services group of companies.
A £1.24bn deal has been agreed which sees St Modwen taken over by the investor Blackstone. Since 2017 St Modwen has restructured its business to focus on logistics and housebuilding.
Real time data visualisation developer Cloud2 has been bought by BCN Group. The deal enables BCN to offer its clients a wide range of data analytics and workflow solutions services.
Pest control specialist Pelsis Group is continuing its international growth strategy with the acquisition of Bird-B-Gone, a humane bird deterrent specialist based in California.
The flooring specialist Victoria has expanded into the Netherlands with the acquisition of Edel Group. The £42.9m deal creates the largest premium landscaping grass group in Europe.
Investment funds advised and managed by Pollen Street Capital have agreed a deal to buy Proactis Holdings. The company's e-commerce software products are used by commercial, public and not-for-profit organisations to help manage supplier relationships