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    Mergers and Acquisitions in August 2021

    Business Intelligence, Bureau Van Dijk, recorded another busy trading month in M&A activity with 180 transactions in August. Overseas acquirers were also active with 64 deals recorded this month. The largest transaction for the month was the £5.7 billion acquisition of Cazoo Holdings Ltd by Capri Listco. Cazoo’s mission is...

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    H1 2021 experiences record breaking M&A activity

    With a surge recorded in both the volumes and total deal values in the UK as well as global transactions in the first 6 months of 2021, confidence has returned amongst acquirers as the M&A industry has demonstrated a buoyant environment post pandemic. This is reinforced by the record-breaking number...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in July 2021

    According to Business Intelligence Bureau Van Dijk, July proved to be another busy trading period with 175 transaction recorded for the month. Overseas acquirers were also active during this time with a recording of 67 deals. With an active start to H2 of 2021, the remainder of the year if...

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    Mergers and Acquisitions in June 2021

    Business Intelligence, Bureau Van Dijk, recorded an impressive increase in M&A activity with 184 transactions in June. Overseas acquires have also experienced a boost to 72 overseas deals this month. In comparison to the previous trading period, June highlights a percentage increase of 77% transactions with an 89% increase in...

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    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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    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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