Struggling social games company Zynga has snapped up UK-based NaturalMotion in a deal worth £259 million.
Managed and cloud-based services company ControlCircle has been snapped up by Alternative Networks for a fee of £39.4 million.
Price comparison website broadbandchoices.co.uk has made its maiden acquisition and will now launch a mobile phone evaluation service.
Retail business Hotter Shoes now has a new private equity backer following a deal which sees existing investor Gresham Private Equity exit.
Venture capital-backed flash sales company Secret Escapes has made its first continental acquisition.
Industrial parts business Leengate Valves has cut ties with its German parent company through a private equity-backed management buy-out.
ISIS Equity Partners has closed its first deal of 2014 by exiting an eight-year interest in water and coffee services business Kafevend.
Private equity backed MoneyPlus Group has made its eighth acquisition through the purchase of Debt Movers.
Fidelity Growth Partners Europe has divested of its interest in software company QUMAS through a trade sale.
Berkshire-headquartered Leasedrive has a new equity investor following an exit by existing backer LDC.
Safety services business Kee Safety has closed the third management buy-out of its history by linking up with new backer Dunedin.
Joanne Varey has transitioned to the majority shareholder in Granby Marketing Services following a £3.8 million buy-out.
The venture capital investment syndicate behind payment software business Alaric Systems has exited through a trade sale.
Private equity-backed Sportradar has made an expansion play by acquiring US-based SportsData.
Following a six-year investment period, ISIS Equity Partners has exited its stake in structural engineering software business CSC World.
The management team of Neilson Active Holidays has severed ties from parent company Thomas Cook Group though a buy-out.
Specialist investor August Equity has made a new acquisition from its Partners III fund and added a social care business to its portfolio.
The management team of Virgin Wines has led a buy-out of the business with equity support from Mobeus Equity Partners and Connection Capital.
Equistone Partners Europe has sold its majority stake in Allied Glass to fellow private equity firm CBPE Capital.
The management team of Mountain Warehouse is now in full ownership of the business after buying out a stake held by private equity firm LDC.
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