Mergers and Acquisitions in May 2021

    According to Business Intelligent Bureau Van Dijk, May proved to be a fairly busy trading period with 104 transactions recorded for the month. Overseas acquirers were also relatively active during the time with a recording of 38 deals. The largest transaction for the month was the £3.8 billion acquisition of...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in April 2021

    Business intelligence Bureau Van Dijk, recorded 129 deals in April highlighting a buoyant M&A environment. Overseas acquirers also proved to be busy with a recording of 43 deals during this trading period. The largest transaction for the month was the £2.9 billion acquisition of William Hill plc by Caesars UK...

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    Capital Gains Tax/ Business Asset Disposal Relief: What does this mean for sellers?

    Business Asset Disposal Relief, formerly known as Entrepreneurs’ Relief, is a tax release that the seller of a business can benefit from on sale. This incentive was set up by the UK government to encourage entrepreneurs to create new and innovative businesses and nurture them to success, then reward them...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in March 2021

    According to business intelligence Bureau Van Dijk, March highlights a boost to M&A activity with 235 transactions recorded for the month, highlighting an impressive 75% increase from February. Of these deals, 88 were overseas acquirers, which is also a significant increase of 79% from the previous month. The largest transaction...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in February 2021

    Business Intelligence, Bureau Van Dijk, recorded an impressive 134 transactions for February, of which 49 were overseas acquirors. The largest transaction of the month was the £1 billion acquisition of Priory Group Ltd by Waterland Private Equity Investments BV. Priory is a leading provider of behavioural healthcare services in the...

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