Private equity firm ECI Partners has purchased a majority stake in Citation to allow the employment law and health and safety advisory firm to target future growth.
Car sharing business Zipcar has been acquired by Avis Budget Group through a deal worth $500 million (£307 million).
The value of the UK's private equity buyouts has risen 23 per cent so far this year to £15.7 billion from £12.7 billion in 2011.
Rescue investor Endless has turned its efforts to the food production market by backing the management buy-out of VION Food.
A management team of six has led a buy-out of the software company they work for, with investment help coming from WestBridge Capital.
A seventh private equity-backed acquisition for CitySprint has seen it snap up Eagle Express Worldwide Couriers.
A bootstrapped London start-up has made its first acquisition since it was founded in 2010.
Palamon Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in beauty e-commerce business feelunique.com.
Andrew Johnson has landed his second management buy-in by taking on McCambridge Group with help from NBGI Private Equity.
Albion Ventures has exited its investment in six cinema sites including locations in Liverpool, London and Exeter.
Private equity-backed Kitwave has closed its third acquisition since it was backed in April 2011.
Private equity house LDC has completed a £7.3 million buyout of HMV’s live music division, MAMA Group.
UK mid-market buyout house Dunedin has backed the management buyout of alloy components concern Premier Hytemp.
Business Growth Fund portfolio business Workshare has acquired IdeaPlane, a social network built for highly regulated industries.
The management team of Hancocks Group has led a buy-out of the confectionery business alongside H2 Equity Partners.
NVM Private Equity has closed its second deal in a week by exiting its interest in Paladin Group.
Leeds United Football Club has been acquired by a Dubai-based investment bank.
Restructuring investor Rutland Partners has purchased Pizza Hut's UK Dine-In restaurant business.
TileCo has switched private equity backers after being sold by Graphite Capital to Alcuin Capital Partners.
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