Supermarket giant Tesco has ramped up its digital book offering by acquiring Mobcast.
The private equity house of Lloyds Bank has backed a new restaurants-focused food and beverage fund to be run by Hill Capital Partners.
Index Ventures has led a Series B funding round into Nasty Gal five months after taking part in its first institutional fundraising.
Worldwide delivery service UPS has invested in UK internet start-up Shutl through its venture capital division.
Mobile payment business SumUp has closed its Series A funding round and secured an enormous $20 million (£12.6 million) to coincide with the launch of its service.
Mid-market private equity firm Explore Learning has backed the management buy-out of Explore Learning.
Dawn Capital has supported the Series A funding round of online fashion retailer miinto.
Venture capital-backed MedicAnimal has made an expansion play by purchasing online animal medicines, foods and grooming products retailer Petmeds.co.uk.
Index Ventures has led a Series D funding round into all-flash enterprise storage company Pure Storage.
Albion Ventures-backed pub chain Bravo Inns has acquired its thirtieth pub.
The management team of jewellery retailer Green + Benz has led a buy-out of the business.
Phoenix Foods has been sold by private equity firm Endless after a five year position as a portfolio company.
Early stage investor E-Synergy has netted an 8x multiple on its five year investment in Blackstar Amplification.
A Vietnamese street food restaurant chain has gobbled up £5.2 million of growth capital to expand the business.
UK-listed Goals Soccer Centres has been acquired by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in a deal worth £73 million.
Vehicle components business Andrew Page has taken its number of branches to over 90 following the acquisition of Camberley Auto Factors.
London and New York-based social commerce business Lyst has secured $5 million of Series A funding.
Dragons' Den investor Theo Paphitis has acquired hardware chain Robert Dyas for an undisclosed amount.
European private equity firm EQT has invested €44 million in Sportradar from its EQT Expansion Capital II fund.
A British business that has invented a form of non-stick chewing gum is looking to join AIM and raise £25 million on admission.
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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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