A supplier of products for people with mobility difficulties has begun trading on PLUS and plans to make acquisitions in the sector.
The operator of a website that helps retailers and manufacturers sell surplus stock to trade buyers has raised funds to complete an acquisition.
In less than a decade, Gordon Banham has transformed Hargreaves Services from a Durham haulage company to a diversified support services and energy group delivering consistent turnover and profit growth.
The UK’s volume of exports was 5 per cent higher in July compared to June, with imports up 2.5 per cent, according to official figures.
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Timber tracking specialist Helveta has raised £3 million in a fundraising round led by new investor, French venture capitalist Succés Europe.
A private equity firm has been launched to provide finance to companies with sales of between US$20 million (£13 million) and US$200 million.
Rowilco Fuels, a Liverpool-based fuel distribution company, has received £600,000 from venture capital firm Alliance Fund Managers (AFM).
European supply chain specialist Wincanton has completed its fourth deal this year as part of its plans to expand its operations.
A technology company that develops systems to monitor drinks sold on draught in pubs and bars has moved into a new market following its latest acquisition.
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GrowthBusiness talks to entrepreneurs who have cracked overseas markets, including a laser manufacturer and a distributor of Hello Kitty-branded mobile phones.
Logistics specialist John Menzies is to reduce its debt after agreeing to sell its operations in Hong Kong to Singapore Airport Terminal Services.
A London-based international tanker broker is to expand its range of services after agreeing to buy a shipbroking business. ACM Shipping Group, a tanker broker that specialises in the oil transportation market, is to acquire the shipbroking operations of Harris & Dixon.
Newcastle-based venture capitalist NVM has sold its stake in defence logistics company Product Support to European supply chain services group Wincanton. The disposal realised an IRR of more than 70 per cent, according to NVM.
Sam Sharma, CEO of courier company Rico Logistics, took a massive risk when he decided to set up a national delivery network.
A Wiltshire-based supply chain specialist has established a presence in the defence and aerospace markets after buying a logistics services provider. Wincanton, which has operations throughout the UK and Europe, now serves companies such as AgustaWestland, BAE Systems and Honeywell after buying Product Support.
Jonathan Turner braved sandstorms, 40-degree heat and a breakdown in Outer Mongolia to complete the Peking to Paris rally in a century-old car.
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Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
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