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Tue, 15/06/2021
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.
Tue, 15/06/2021
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.
Mon, 14/06/2021
The diversified investment holding company MBH Corporation has bought Intercity Taxis.
Mon, 14/06/2021
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.
Fri, 11/06/2021
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.
Fri, 11/06/2021
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.
Thu, 10/06/2021
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.
Thu, 10/06/2021
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.
Wed, 09/06/2021
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
Wed, 09/06/2021
The legal and professional services business Knights has strengthened its presence in the Yorkshire region with the acquisition of Keebles. Based in Sheffield, Keebles is a commercial law firm.