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Sainsbury's bolsters e-book offering through acquisition

Mergers & Acquisitions

High street supermarket chain Sainsbury's has added to its digital entertainment division by snapping up the remainder of e-books platform Anobii.

Abbey Pharma inks Business Growth Fund deal and closes acquisition

Fundraising Deals

Kent-based Abbey Pharma has taken on external debt and equity finance so that it can support a planned buy-and-build strategy.

News website BuzzFeed raises £30 million from Andreessen Horowitz

Fundraising Deals

Digital news company BuzzFeed has now raised $96.3 million worth of external investment following its latest growth capital deal.

JustPark signs BWM MINI deal and secures Index Ventures backing

Fundraising Deals

Parking technology platform JustPark has driven off with investment from Index Ventures at the same time as launching an imbedded car system.

Industry reaction to banking referrals legislation from George Osborne

Business News

Having been promoted by the alternative finance market, and debated by the government, banks will now be required to offer businesses referrals to other funding sources if a firm is rejected.

George Osborne unveils fintech-boosting initiatives as market continues to grow

Business News

In his efforts to 'cement Britain's position as the centre of global finance' chancellor George Osborne is introducing a range of new measures aimed at supporting growth in the sector.

Stock comparison site Stockomendation gets help from angels

Fundraising Deals

Stockomendation will now begin to build out its sales and marketing presence in the UK and US following an undisclosed funding round.

Payments provider FairFX completes IPO

IPO & City News

Cloud-based peer-to-peer payments platform FairFX is now a public company after the business joined London's junior stock exchange.

University spin-out gets backing from LSE-listed IP Group

Fundraising Deals

Intellectual property developer IP Group has led a new investment into a University of Sheffield spin-out business developing hormone deficiency treatments.

Krispy Kreme and Greggs supplier sold through trade sale

Mergers & Acquisitions

Food distributor BFP Wholesale has been bought by private equity consortium Zimt for an undisclosed amount.

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