All Mergers & Acquisitions

Formidable: O2 is now in a position to take on BT's monopoly

Hutchison Whampoa’s O2 acquisition to tackle BT’s ‘ever-growing monopoly’

Independent fibre backhaul network also key to creating ‘formidable competitor’ to British communications institution

Inbound and down: External deals are up but domestic activity has taken a hit

Inbound M&A dominates European markets as domestic activity stalls

US largest acquirer of European targets: deals between European countries down 51% in one year

On the up: Tech M&A has seen a strong start to 2015

Tech M&A at 15 year high

Latest Thomson Reuters figures reveal resurgent global tech sector

Online support: MVF helps global brands in their online markeplace

Bridgepoint Development Capital buys 40% stake in high-growth tech company MVF

Cavendish Corporate Finance leads on sale

Nominations for 2015 M&A Awards now open

Prestigious June ceremony announced for ninth annual awards

Safety in numbers: Tusker provides salary sacrifice car schemes

ECI Partners invests in Tusker following Smedvig exit

Profitable exit for VC firm

Mobile network: The M2M market is forecast to hit 22.5b

Wireless Logic acquired by CVC Capital Partners

First investment out of CVC Growth Partners Fund

Cliff Richard plays the Metro Arena in Newcastle

Arena owners SMG Europe acquire CGC Events Ltd.

Venue management business has interests all across Western world

CTI Digital acquired by Paperhat Group

Manchester-based digital agency CTI Digital specialises in e-commerce platforms

Done deal: M&A activity rose in Jan 2015

January sees highest volume of M&A activity since 2011

Increase largely driven by large volume of deals in Asia

Building up: Constructionline offers data on suppliers in the building industry

Capita buys Constructionline from government for £35m

Construction industry supplier service passes into private hands

Blue skies? The merger is set to benefit both parties' reach

AccuWeather merges with fellow meteorologist WeatherBank

Two big players in weather forecasting join forces

Paying off: Access provides HR and payroll solutions

TA Associates acquires majority interest in Access Group

Private equity firm announces major investment in workplace technology company

Iconic: The NEC has hosted some of the world's biggest acts

LDC acquires NEC Group from Birmingham City Council

Venue’s business valued at £307 million

Cooking on gas: Zomato is taking on the US market

Zomato moves into US market with acquisition of Urbanspoon

Popular restaurant search app goes West to new frontiers

Deal sweetener: Acquisition will make Shire more attractive to buyers

Shire’s acquisition of NPS Pharmaceuticals ‘makes good sense’

Warwick Business School academic welcomes deal

Share price bonus from acquiring is on the up

Acquiring businesses enjoy record performance in 2014

Share prices significantly higher than those of non-acquirers

2014 saw some huge M&A deals

Top 15 M&A deals of 2014 announced

Huge deals for media giants Time Warner and AT&T

2014 saw a large increase in M&A activity

Global M&A activity up 47% in 2014

Strengthening global economy sees highest level of M&A activity since 2007.

Ve is looking to expand its digital marketing offering

Ve acquires GDM Digital in eight figure deal

UK-founded e-commerce conversion company Ve has acquired digital advertising company GDM Digital in a $12 million transaction.

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