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Wed, 26/08/2020
Babble, the private-equity owned cloud communications specialist, has acquired Corporate Management Telecom (CMT). Established in 1998, CMT specialises in business telephony and cloud-based services.
Wed, 26/08/2020
OSIsoft, a provider of real-time industrial data software and services, has been acquired by AVEVA in a deal worth £3.8bn. The deal further establishes AVEVA’s position as a leading provider of industrial software and enables it to create an industrial internet of things portfolio.
Wed, 26/08/2020
Kornit Digital, a printing technology specialist headquartered in Israel, has bought the printing software developer Custom Gateway.
Wed, 26/08/2020
CaseLines, a cloud-based court document and evidence management platform, has been acquired by Thomson Reuters, which has recently reached an agreement with Ontario’s Attorney General to provide CaseLines across the Canadian province. The deal strengthens Thomson Reuters’s position in the courts administration sector.
Wed, 26/08/2020
HID Global has acquired Access-IS, a specialist in ID document scanning and contactless fare payments. Access-IS has doubled in size since 2015, with revenues reaching £19m in 2019.
Wed, 26/08/2020
The technology consultancy Keytree has been acquired by Deloitte. Established in 2006, Keytree provides a range of data analytics services. The deal creates the largest SAP-enabled transformation practice in the UK.
Wed, 26/08/2020
The insurance broker Bollington Wilson has made its fourth acquisition of 2020 with the purchase of Watson Laurie. Based in the north west of England, Watson Laurie is a corporate insurance broker specialising in corporate risks, property and construction, European commercial real estate financing, latent defects insurance, SME schemes and other niche areas.
Wed, 26/08/2020
Wren Sterling has added around £68m to its assets under advice following the acquisition of Frobisher Capital.
Wed, 26/08/2020
Glamorgan Telecom Group has been acquired by Onecom. The deal is part of Onecom’s strategy to “significantly” expand over the next three years.
Wed, 26/08/2020
The UK biotech company KaNDy Therapeutics has been acquired by Bayer. The £325m deal expands Bayer’s drug development capabilities in the women’s healthcare sector.