Acquisition Tag

Bellrock - "the leading light in facilities management and property services" - have recently completed a series of acquisitions, ably assisted by BTD's input and comprehensive end to end toolkit. David Smith, CEO of Bellrock, said: BTD injected a sense of pace and professionalism to our latest...

According to Acquisitions Daily, BT could be considering a rights issue of up to £2bn as it seeks the best way to fund its potential acquisition of EE while keeping its debt at manageable levels. BT said in a statement on Tuesday December 16 that...

According to Acquisitions Daily, as a result of the trend in the sector towards more bundling of fixed-line, mobile, broadband and TV services, Telefonica may well put its O2 mobile business in the UK up for sale. While the Spanish telecoms group currently views the profitable...

According to Acquisitions Daily, shares in the British events organiser and business intelligence company Informa have fallen by around 6% following the acquisition of the US trade show organiser Hanley Wood for £237m (US$371m). Analysts seem to agree that the deal is strategically coherent, bringing a...

The horizons of the highly successful UK sports retailer Sports Direct seem to be continuing to expand with the company understood to be actively evaluating a bid for Kitbag, the sports retailer owned by Findel with a particularly strong position in selling replica sports kits. Findel...

Global acquisitions by corporate acquirers have hit the second highest year-to-date volume on record with deals valued at US$764.3bn this year – up 71% on the 2013 YTD level of US$446.5bn – and accounting for 77% of the overall M&A volume so far this year,...

I recently attended an M&A Integration conference in Europe, and was struck by how many presenters mentioned a reluctance to act quickly and decisively in the first 30-100 days post deal completion, to establish the desired culture, operating model and supporting systems in their target...