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    Mergers & Acquisitions in September 2016

    According to Zephyr, the company deals database, 205 transactions involving UK businesses occurred during the month of September.   The sale of ARM Holdings PLC, the British semiconductor and software design company, was the most valuable transaction during the month of September.  ARM Holdings was acquired by SoftBank Group Corporation,...

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    Mergers & Acquisitions in August 2016

    Monthly UK Mergers and Acquisitions Round Up – August 2016   228 transactions involving UK targets took place in August, according to company deals database, Zephyr.   The month’s most valuable deal saw Orange SA, the multinational telecommunications corporation, complete the highly anticipated acquisition of Jazztel PLC for a fee...

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    Mergers & Acquisitions in July 2016

    Monthly Mergers and Acquisitions round up – July 2016   The second half of 2016 got off to an active start in terms of UK Mergers and Acquisitions as 307 deals were completed and announced, according to company deals database, Zephyr.   Following talks in May which indicated that a...

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    Mergers & Acquisitions in June 2016

    The first half of 2016 came to an active close with a further 268 deals of UK businesses, as registered on company deals database, Zephyr.   The main talking point was the conclusion of Brookfield Property Partners’ acquisition of Center Parcs (UK) Group Ltd. The deal comes after the previous...

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    Mergers & Acquisitions in May 2016

    As we step closer to the half way point of 2016, May saw a bumper month of UK deals, with 241 completions according to company deals database, Zephyr.   Valued at £1.85 billion, Verisk Analytics, Inc’s acquisition of research and consultancy group, Wood Mackenzie Ltd, was May’s highest valued deal....

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    Mergers & Acquisitions in April 2016

    The Month of April came to a close with a total of 199 involving UK companies, according to company deals database, Zephyr. One of the most notable deals involved Asahi Group Holdings acquisition of Grolsch for £2bn, which was previously part of SAB Miller Plc. The deal has been announced...

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    Deciding How and When to Begin an Exit Strategy

    Starting, creating and growing your own business is fun, exhausting and rewarding. As you pour over page after page of business plan your start-up will teeter and falter but, all of a sudden, out of the blue it will take off. The value of your business will soar, but did...

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    Mergers & Acquisitions in March 2016

    The final month of the 2015 financial year was completed with a total of 201 deals, announced, completed or pending, involving UK based companies as noted by company deal database zephyr. One of the most notable deals in the public eye is currently pending with supermarket retailer J Sainsbury PLC...

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    What does 2016 hold for your business?

    The UK and global economies hold many predictions for 2016 and some will have a direct impact on the value of your business, but others may affect it only in the smallest of ways.   All eyes are on the economies of the US and China. With the growth rate...

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    Mergers & Acquisitions in February 2016

    February ended positively with 209 completed deals involving UK based companies, as recorded by M&A deal database Zephyr. One of the largest and more notable deals within the UK was the acquisition of Betfair Group plc by Paddy Power plc, for £3 billion. This deal was previously reported by Company...

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