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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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    Mergers and Acquisitions in January 2021

    According to business intelligence experts, Bureau Van Dijk, the beginning of the 2021 proved to be a busy month for the UK M&A market with 149 transactions recorded for January, of which 49 were overseas acquirors. This highlights a 58% increase in deals when compared to the previous month, portraying...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in December 2020

    Business intelligence, Bureau Van Dijk, recorded 94 deals during the last month of 2020 which also included 31 overseas acquirers. The statistics highlight December to be another busy month, concluding the year on a high note. The largest transaction of December was the £2 billion acquisition of Arqiva Services Ltd...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in November 2020

    According to business intelligence experts, Bureau Van Dijk, November proved to be another busy month in terms of M&A activity as an impressive 119 deals involving UK targets were recorded during this period, along with 30 overseas acquirers. The largest transactions of the month was the £1.1 billion acquisition of...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in October 2020

    October proved to be another busy month of M&A activity as business intelligence experts, Bureau Van Dijk, recorded an impressive 125 deals during this period, of which 44 were overseas acquirers. The largest transaction for October was the £5.2 billion acquisition of CPA Global Ltd by Clarivate plc. Clarivate is...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in September 2020

    According to business intelligence experts, Bureau Van Dijk, September proved to be another busy month in terms of M&A activity as an impressive 121 deals involving UK targets were recorded during this period. In comparison to August, overseas acquirers also increased by 55%. The largest transaction for September was the...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in August 2020

    Despite the recent global matters that has no doubt left an adverse impact on the local economy, the mergers and acquisitions market still proved to be resilient as business intelligence, Bureau Van Dijk, recorded and impressive 123 deals in August, of which 18 included overseas acquirers. The largest transaction of...

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