AIM-listed Alliance Pharma has closed its second acquisition of 2012 through the purchase of Opus Group.
Venture capital firm DFJ Esprit has accounted for 33 per cent of all European venture-backed M&A exits since January 2010, Dow Jones VentureSource data shows.
August Equity has sold portfolio company Enara having led the business through a buy-and-build growth strategy since 2008.
Richard Lauder, the former president EMEA at ACI Worldwide, is joining Insider Technologies as part of a £3 million deal led by YFM Equity Partners.
RCapital portfolio business Morses Club has closed its second acquisition in four months as the business continues it return from administration.
Private equity firm Graphite Capital has exited its investment in NES Global Talent through a deal which nets it £234 million.
A US private equity firm has taken control of Aylesford Newsprint, a Kent-based recycled paper mill.
Investis has been taken under private equity control by way of a management buy-out.
Facebook marketing firm Betapond has bought into the Tech City development by acquiring iPlatform.
The investment firm behind Fleming Family & Partners has supported the management buy-out of property services company David Philips.
Private equity firm LDC has invested in rural holiday accommodation business Forest Holidays to aide a new site roll-out.
Tech City veteran MOO has acquired Flavors.me from Hii Def through an asset purchase.
LDC has exited its investment in Direct Group, five years after acquiring a minority stake in the business.
Software firm WANdisco has made its first acquisition as a public company, four months after joining the Alternative Investment Market.
ECI Partners-backed Fourth Hospitality has made its first acquisition since its management team led a buy-out of the business in March 2011.
The management team of care business Kedleston UK has launched a buy-out of the business with help from Metric Capital Partners.
Venture Capital firm Maven Capital Partners has exited its investment in WEMS International in a deal which sees WHEB Partners lead a £13 million investment in the firm.
Quality services business Intertek Group has acquired NDT Services as it looks to expand its presence in the aerospace and power sectors.
Swedish coffee chain moves into the hands of Norwegian private equity.
Supermarket giant Tesco has ramped up its digital book offering by acquiring Mobcast.
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