The agricultural supplies group Wynnstay has expanded its operations in the East of England with the acquisition of the agricultural division of the Armstrong Richardson Group, and the purchase of the fertiliser manufacturing business and assets of HELM Great Britain.
The Italian tissue manufacturer Lucart has acquired Essential Supply Products.
Keyloop, a supplier of technology to the automotive industry, has acquired RAPID RTC and enquiryMAX. Keyloop was previously known as the International division of CDK Global. RAPID RTC RAPID RTC is a provider of lead management systems to automotive dealers. enquiryMAX provides showroom management systems to dealerships across the UK and Ireland.
Origin Enterprises has bought Green-tech, a manufacturer and distributor of landscaping, forestry and grounds maintenance equipment.
A Management buyout has been completed at Aquapersions, led by chief executive Alan Bewsher and backed by CBPE Capital LLP. Established in 1974, Aquapersions is a manufacturer of aqueous colloidal dispersions and emulsions.
The specialist hospitality investor Orca Holdings has bought the Zetter Group. The deal includes The Zetter Hotel in London and Zetter Townhouses.
Tech Data has strengthened its ability to offer technology-as-a-service products with the acquisition of Finance Technology.
Active Silicon has been bought by Solid State for £6.3m. Active Silicon specialises in designing and manufacturing products for digital image capture, processing and transmission. Solid State believes the acquisition will enable it to offer high performance image processing and embedded computing services. In a separate deal, Solid State has acquired Willow Technologies.
Morrisons, one of the leading supermarkets in the UK, has acquired the fresh fish and shellfish supplier Falfish. The deal means over 80% of Morrisons fish and shellfish will be sourced from Morrisons wholly owned seafood operations.
ChargePoint Technology, a specialist in pharmaceutical product transfer, has been acquired by Arcline Investment Management.