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Retrieved August 11, Established in and trading under the n Effective Coverage, a specialty provider of renters insurance and resident risk management products for multifamily owners and operators, saw the acquisition as an opportunity to deepen th In July , Intel confirmed the acquisition of Omek Interactive , an Israeli company that makes technology for gesture-based interfaces, without disclosing the monetary value of the deal.

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Request a k Proposal Managed Accounts. Flow Smart, based in Seaford, Delaware The acquisition represents the conclusion of a number of months The acquisitions will be funded from the Company's cash resources.

The combination of InteliSecure and Pentura creates one of the world's largest managed security services organizations f Alexandra House is a 55, sq. NextEnergy Solar Fund Limited acquires North Farm NESF is pleased to announce the signing and completion of three separate share purchase agreements, with unrelated counterparties, to acquire special purpose vehicles owning North Farm, Birch and Thurlestone. North Farm is a The plant has been accredited under the 1. Electra and Exponent announce the acquisition of Photobox Group Electra Private Equity PLC, together with Exponent Private Equity, is pleased to announce the proposed acquisition of Photobox Group, Europe's leading digital consumer service for personalised products and gifts.

Venn Life Sciences announces the acquisition of Kinesis Pharma BV Venn Life Sciences, a growing Clinical Research Organisation providing clinical trial management and resourcing solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device clients, announces the completion of the acquisition of Kinesis Pharma BV. The final terms of the initial consideration for the acquisition, following the adjustment mechanism set out in the Diamond specialises in temporary and permanent recruitment solutions and has expertise in a number The consideration will be paid in cash an The acquisition was funded from existing debt facilities.

Based in Chelmsford, UK, Argus is a leading designer and manufacturer Sports Direct International plc acquires Irish company Warrnambool Sports Direct International plc, the UK's leading sports retailer, announces that it has entered into: The acquisition is being funded from the Group's existing cash resources and results in a cash outflow on completion of approximate Rathbones to acquire Vision as part of its continuing growth strategy Rathbone Brothers Plc "Rathbones" announces that it has agreed to purchase the remaining Vision is an independent specialist financial advice network focusing on high net worth priva The addition of the desorption plant is th Safestay completes the acquisition of Edinburgh Hostel Further to its announcement of 9 September , Safestay, the owner and operator of a new brand of contemporary hostel, is pleased to announce that 1,, Consideration Shares were admitted to trading at 8.

For over 10 years, Archer has delivere As one of the leading certification bodies in Denmark, the acquisition of DIC allows Intertek to expand its capabilities and footprint in business assu Taylor Patterson was founded in and provides wealth management The acquisition is being funded using new b Tandem Group plc acquires leisure products business, E.

WPP agrees to acquire advertising and digital agency nudeJEH in Thailand WPP announces that its wholly owned operating company Grey Group, the global communications network, has agreed to acquire nudeJEH, a leading award-winning advertising and digital agency in Thailand.

Founded in through the merger of Nude Communication Kalibrate has been selected to support Morrisons Ricardo Acquires Cascade Consulting Ricardo plc "Ricardo" a market leading engineering and consulting company announces today that it has acquired Cascade Consulting Holdings Ltd an environmental consultancy specialising in the UK water sector. The acquisition follows the successful collaboration with Cascade Consulting that began in February and will bring additional capab Jelf Group PLC acquires share capital of Libra Insurance Services Limited Jelf, an independent consultancy which provides a broad range of insurance, financial services and employee benefit services to corporates and individuals, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Libra Insurance Services Limited "Libra" , a general insurance broker based in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Acquisition of Eukleia Training Ltd LTG is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Eukleia, a provider of e-learning to the financial services sector. Hikma acquires Roxane Laboratories, transforming its position in the US generics market Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC the fast growing multinational pharmaceutical group, today announces that it has agreed to acquire Roxane Laboratories Inc.

Roxane is a well-established US specialty generics company with a highly differentiated pro Agreement to acquire Lloyd's Limited Liability Vehicles HUW is pleased to announce that, in line with its strategy of increasing underwriting capacity through acquisition, it has agreed in principle to acquire Nameco No 76 Limited and Kempton Underwriting Limited, limited liability members of Lloyd's "LLV"s , for a total consideration of 1,, new ordinary shares in the Company.

The agreed aggregate price of t The acquisition is in line w PVI is a leading manufacturer of high quality collagen gel products for the meat processing industry. Avanti appointed to supply major broadcast deployment for Aragon Government Avanti Communications Group plc "Avanti" or "the Group" , a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has been appointed by Quantis to supply a major broadcast deployment for the Aragon Government in Spain.

The multi-year contract builds on Avanti's existing par GL Hearn provides commercially driven advice to land owners, developers, house builders, investors, retailers and the pub The Company signed binding agreements to acquire the plant on 27 March The off market acquisition is from a private property company and will be funded from the Company's existing resources.

Through the two year contract Redcentric will provide Database as a Service DBaaS devised to support a national infrastructure MXF , the specialist primary care infrastructure investor in modern, purpose-built, primary healthcare properties in the United Kingdom, is pleased to announce that it has contracted to acquire, by way of forward funding, a new primary healthcare medical centre in Mullingar, Westmeath. The property is due to be completed in August The business is a well-invested Iberian corrugated prod The acquisition, which will be earnings enhancing from day one, supports ITV Studios' growth internationally by increasing its exposure to factual entertainment formats and drama and bringing new cr Touchstone announces an investment in Cambridge Quantum Computing Limited On 15 May , the Company announced a fundraising with the use of proceeds to include the exercise an option to invest in unquoted new ordinary shares in CQCL.

Bowerhouse is located in Somerset, and is to be accredited under the 1. The plant was connected to the grid on 27 March and the SPA will be completed upon achieve The consideration has been sat The acquisition will be funded in cash from the proceeds of USAF's recent equ The property extends to , sq. Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant Announces About Acquisition Russia's largest producer of zinc and zinc alloys, is pleased to announce the conclusion of share purchase agreement of JSC "Korbalihinsky mine" dated June 09, Menzies Distribution currently handles over m delivery units per annum and is expert in time critical logistics management.

The acquisition of AJG Par It has simultaneously re-geared the leases on four TDR is the leading independent cigarette manufacturer in Central Europe with a market lea Completion of the purchase is d This transaction will allow SEGRO immediately to establish a strategic big box warehouse presence and operating platform i The acquisition significantly enhances Amino's offering by adding a Meantime is a pioneer in British modern craft beer, giving SABMiller an entry point into the fastest-growing segment of the UK beer market and complementing its imported super-premium lagers such as Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Pilsner Urquell.

The acquisition will be funded from the Group's existing debt facilities and is expected t It is expected that the acquisition will be earnings Headquartered in Aberdeen, X-Subsea went into administration on 27 April following the collapse of its Norwegian parent co All Seasons specialises in the supply and installation of temporary, CLIN , the specialty global pharmaceutical company, has agreed to acquire Idis Group Holdings Limited "Idis" , creating the market leader in the ethical unlicensed supply of medicines "the Acquisition".

Idis is being acquired for an enterpr The acquisition is in line with the Company's stated strategy of broadening its service offering and, in particular, expanding into energy management systems. Gabbotts Farm Limited is This brings our total investment at Paddington Central to , sq ft with a further , sq ft currently under construction at 4 Kingdom Street and , sq ft of consented future development at 5 Kingdom Street.

Tekcapital acquires exclusive licence to a new technology for the non-invasive measurement of glucose in breath Tekcapital plc AIM: TEK , an international provider of technology and intellectual property services, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the exclusive license to a patent-pending technology for the measurement of glucose in breath from Purdue University.

The technologyaddresses the need for a safe, fast, accurate and non-invasive method for health professionals to analyse sample Getech Group plc Acquires ERCL Getech AIM; GTC , the geoscience business specialising in the provision of data, studies and services to the oil, gas and mining exploration sectors, is pleased to announce that further to the announcement of 24 March , the agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of ERCL Limited, an upstream oil and gas consultancy, the "Agreement" has now completed.

Begbies Traynor Group plc Acquires Broadbents Business Recovery Services Limited Begbies Traynor Group plc the "Group" , the business recovery and property services consultancy, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the trade and assets of Broadbents Business Recovery Services Limited "Broadbents" , a Yorkshire based insolvency practice.

Broadbents was established in and has offices in York and ENTU , the home improvement group providing energy efficiency products and services to homeowners in the UK, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Astley Facades Limited and its wholly owned subsidiaries together the "Astley Companies" f I , a leading provider of software and consulting services, announces it has acquired the entire issued share capital of ActivateClients Limited "ActivateClients".

The earnings enhancing acquisition provides complementary software products, particularly HTML5 capabilities, that are expected to enhance the Company's software platform. The company operates from seven sites - four in the UK, two in Poland and one in Mexico. It is a business that Better Capital has been tracking f Resolution to grant planning consent was secured in September to transform a derelict fruit and vegetable mark Established in and trading under the n DCB is the largest private healthcare service provider i Kubo is a long established and leading supplier of seals, O-Rings, The acquisition is a further mil The Holiday Inn Belfast is a 4 star hotel Management Bermuda Ltd the "Acquisition".

SC Management is the ind RPC Group Plc Acquires Promens Group AS RPC, the international rigid plastic supplier to packaging and non-packaging markets, is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Promens Group AS "Promens" , details of which were announced on 27 November , following receipt of all required anti-trust clearances. Calyx is headquartered in Manchester and has a national footprint. The business has an excellent track record of successfully deliveri The Aachen business park is located in the expanding Würselen district, just west of the Company's Bonn and Cologne parks and well si The acquisition of Plester, which was completed on 9 February , represents the seventh acquisition since the Company listed on AIM in June and the fourth during the current financial year.

Joris Ide is a pan European manufacturer SXS , the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of the privately-held ReliaSoft Corporation "ReliaSoft" , based in Arizona, USA. Armfield designs and markets engineering equipment and research instruments for educational applications, togeth The consideration, which is payable in c The Group is a major distributor of sugar in the UK through its Napier Brown subsidiary, and manufactures a wide range of baking ingredients, jams and sweet bakery products.

Tavistock Investments Plc Acquires Standard Financial Group Limited Tavistock Investments Plc "Tavistock" or "Company" , the integrated financial services group, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a conditional contract for the acquisition of Standard Financial Group Limited "Standard" , the holding company of an independent financial advisory business which operates predominantly through its reg The purchase follows Charterhouse obtaining the early surrender of the existing long lease to Royal Bank of Scotland.

Unite Students secures prime site in Coventry Unite Students, the UK's leading developer and manager of student accommodation, has acquired a development site, subject to planning, in the centre of Coventry. The scheme is expected to achieve returns in line with SWIL provides unit-linked life insurance policies and portfolio bonds to individual investors.

HZD "Horizon" or the "Company" , the international life science company supplying research tools and services to organizations engaged in genomics research and the development of personalized medicines, today announced it has agreed to acquire Haplogen Genomics GmbH, a biotechnology company based in Vienna, Austria " The acquisition is in line wit Jelf Group PLC Acquires Beaumonts Insurance Group Limited Jelf, an independent consultancy which provides a broad range of insurance, financial services and employee benefit services to corporates and individuals, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Beaumonts Insurance Group Limited "Beaumonts" including its two trading subsidiaries Beaumonts Insurance Brokers Limited and Beaumonts Leeds Li Founded in , Oxfordshire based A-Plan provides products from a wide range of in SXS , the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of the privately-held Canadian group Engineering Seismology Group "ESG".

Driver Group plc Acquisition of initiate Consulting Driver Group, the global construction consultancy to the construction and engineering industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of initiate Consulting Limited "Initiate". Initiate are capital investment consultants providing development, project and construction management services to the infrastructure market in the UK. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc Acquires Hayward Aviation Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc "JLT" , one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services, has today announced that it has agreed to acquire Hayward Aviation Limited "Hayward Aviation" from Towergate Insurance Ltd "Towergate" for a cash considerat Proxama Plc Acquires Aconite Technology Limited Proxama is pleased to announce that definitive agreements have now been entered into for the acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Aconite and those such agreements have been completed, subject only to the admission to trading of the new Ordinary Shares allotted by way of initial consideration for acquisition.

The core business of Aconite comprises an esta Closing of the ac ESP acquires student accommodation property in Hatfield: The acquisition is expected to complete on or about 17 December The prominent corner property, opposite our successful Angel Building EC1, consists of three multi-let connected buildings around a central courty In conjunction with the project the Group has signed a 16 year index-linked fuel supply agreement The property is let to Matalan Limited for a further 6.

The property comprises a freehold, 51, sq ft, retail warehouse in a prominent position on the south side o Concept has an excellent track record of earnings growth, is highly cash generative and debt free.

It has been profitable f PPS is a leading independent consultancy specialising in reputation management, community engagement and political consensus building, advising on projects such as comp Vertu Motors plc Acquires Ford dealerships in Bolton and Wigan Vertu Motors plc is pleased to announce that it has acquired the trade and certain assets of two Ford main dealerships in Bolton and Wigan, and two satellite operations in Walkden and Horwich, from Gordons Bolton Limited "Gordons".

The Gordons business has represented Ford in Lancashire for over years and employs people across the four locations. Touchstone Gold Limited Acquires GOS Systems Further to the announcement of 3 November , Touchstone announces that it has successfully concluded an investment in accordance with its investment policy. Through a wholly owned special purpose vehicle, Touchstone has acquired the assets, intellectual property rights and businesses that constitute GOS Systems website: BFE termed the "Acquisition".

Digital Spirit, based in Berlin, provides compliance software and content to corporate, public and commercial customers across Europ Acquires four London pubs Young and Co. The licence interests acquired comprise: The acquisition of Quilter Cheviot will add a s X5 Retail Group N. X5 has received all necessary approvals from the Federal Anti-monopoly Committee for the acquisition. Omega is a leading private sector provider of residential lettings and management services to the Social Housing market, with a portfol FIF a leading manufacturer of cake and bread bakery goods, today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Fletchers Group "Fletchers" , the group of bakeries that produces morning goods and specialist bread products for leading UK grocery retailers and foodservice customers.

Completion is expected by the end of this month and remains subject to TUPE consultations and final due d The purpose-built student accommodation property, which opened in , is to be acqu Cisco Buys Private Cloud Provider Metacloud Cisco Systems plans to acquire privately held Metacloud, which specialises in private clouds based on the OpenStack-based open-source cloud computing platform.

Completion of the acquisition is anticipated in October. The board of directors of Carfinco has approved the transaction and will recommend to its shareholders that they vote in favour Glanbia acquires sports nutrition brand, Isopure Glanbia plc 'Glanbia' or the 'Group' , the global performance nutrition and ingredients group, announces that it has agreed to acquire The Isopure Company, LLC the "Business" or "Isopure" www.

The Group's Annual General Meeting Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings PLC today announces that it has acquired Diametra, an Italian company specialised in the development and commercialisation of manual immunoenzymatic assays. Diametra is based in Spello, Umbria and employs approximately 25 staff. In addition, it is also announced that the Company had completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Network Packaging for a maximum consideration of approximat Station Plaza consists of three high quality of The property is the Romanian headquarters of Danone, the F This follows the announcements regarding recent sales including the announcement dated 4 August with regards to the dispo Saga plc Acquires Destinology Ltd Saga plc "Saga" or "the Group" , the UK's leading provider of products and services primarily tailored for the over 50s, today announces the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Destinology Ltd "Destinology" , an online travel firm specialising in four and five star holidays to the UAE, Far East, Indian Ocean and Europe.

Telstra to acquire leading video platform company Ooyala Telstra today announced it will acquire Silicon Valley-based company Ooyala, a leader in video streaming and analytics.

The business was initial The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited Acquires three UK solar parks TRIG today announces that it has acquired three large-scale ground-mounted fully operational solar PV generating projects, on agricultural sites in the South and East of England with an aggregate generating capacity of Avingtrans Plc Acquires RMDG Avingtrans plc "Avingtrans" or "the Company" , which designs, manufactures and supplies critical components and associated services to the global aerospace, energy, and medical sectors, announces that it intends to acquire the trade and certain business assets and liabilities relating to the manufacture of aerospace components from Tricorn Group plc's IAE "Ithaca" or the "Company" is pleased to report that, further to the announcement made on 23 June , it has now completed the acquisition of the three UK producing oil field interests from Sumitomo Corporation "Sumitomo".

MARI , a provider of proprietary technology solutions for optimising online advertising revenue for website owners globally, is pleased to announce that it has exercised its option to purchase the entire issued share capital of Taptica Ltd. The purchase price, to be funded from existing resources, reflects a net initia The enlarged company will be a world-class multinational pay TV provider that serves 20 million customers and brings together the leading pay TV businesses in three of Europe's four biggest markets.

The 3, square metre property accommodat The transaction furthers the Group's strategy of providing comprehensively connecte MGAM has announced the completion of its acquisition of Germany-based Porextherm Dämmstoffe GmbH Porextherm , further strengthening its world-leading presence in global high temperature insulation products.

Starkstrom is the holding company of, Starkstrom Limited, a UK The acquisition was funded through a combination of cash resources and existing debt facilities following U The Acquisition is cash accretive and MONI , the global Mobile Money technology provider, today announces the acquisition of the business and assets of Markco Media Limited, along with the entire issued share capital of Last Second Ticketing Limited together the "Acquisition" , which will instantly enhance Monitise's interna As its first facility, Pinto Energy is developing Testconsult is a market leading provider of monitoring, instrumentation and testing services and also designs and produces specialist testing equipm BBGI is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of a further E18 is a long term PPP concession contract to operate and maint The transaction is subject to customary closing requirements and is expected to close in E18 is a long term PPP concession contract to oper Kalixa substantially increases scale with acquisition of PXP Solutions bwin.

Completion is expected to take place on 16 June , following staff consultation. Cannon Confidential, founded in , provides secure shredding and recycling services from f Fylde develops and manufactures trunking controllers that ena Tracsis plc Acquires Datasys Integration Tracsis confirms that on 16 May it acquired the entire issued share capital of Datasys Integration Limited the holding company of Datasys Limited "Datasys".

Based in Manchester, Datasys provides rail management software systems, business applications and hosting services for the majority of the UK's train operating companies. SYR , a leading global provider of outsourced sterilisation services to the medical device market and healthcare sector, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Bioster S. Labeyrie Fine Foods S. Keywords Acquires Binari Sonori Keywords, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, today announces that the Group has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Binari Sonori S.

L "Binari Sonori" the"Acquisition" from its three founding shareholders: This acquisition, which has already gained regulatory approval, makes ITV Studios US Group the largest unscripted independent producer in the US and will be earnings enhancing from day one. Vestry Street Studios is a traditional Shoreditch warehouse of 23, sq. The acquisition of Hive is a continuation of the Group's strat MSG provider of digital media and technology solutions, is pleased to announce that it has acquired all rights and title to the publication, Disorder UK Magazine "Disorder" , for a c The acquisition will be earnings enhancing to the The financial details have not been made public.

Sopra said the acquisition wo Founded in , Magnum provides reco The purchase price is the investment value of the properties as a The acquisition will be funded through the Company's existing cash resources. The portfolio, with a total floor area of circa , sq ft, includes mode VRS , the advanced engineering materials group, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 85 per cent.

The agreement was announced on 12 March The bank has total assets of around EUR million. Parkmead completes acquisition to treble its stake in the Athena oil field Parkmead is pleased to report that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of an additional 20 per cent. All of the projects are availa Darty France has completed the acquisition of leading French website, Mistergooddeal. The transaction is expected to close in the first hal JWNG "Jaywing" or the "Company" , a marketing and consulting business that operates largely in the digital marketing sector, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Epiphany Solutions Limited "Epiphany" , a search marketing agency based in Leeds and London.

The city of Aberdeen has a fast expanding corporate travel ma Dedalus Group, which has its head office in Florence, is currently the largest healthcare IT business in Italy, with revenu The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing condit Founded in , Career Teachers is a specialist education recruitment business which sources short and long term teaching staff from the UK and internationally, placing them in positions with over primary and secondary schools across London and the surrou Tribal Group plc Acquires Sky Software Pty Ltd Tribal Group plc "Tribal" , a leading provider of technology-enabled management solutions to the international education, learning and training markets, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Sky Software Pty Limited "Sky Software".

Sky Software is a provider of cloud-based student UDG Healthcare acquires market leading Healthcare Communications provider UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international provider of healthcare services, announces that it has agreed to acquire the healthcare communications business of KnowledgePoint Helphire Group Plc Acquires the New Law group of companies Further to the recent strategic fundraising which the Group completed at the end of December , Helphire announces the acquisition of a leading legal firm.

JWT agrees to acquire creative digital agency Lemon Sky in Poland WPP announces that its wholly owned operating company JWT, the global marketing communications agency, has agreed to acquire Lemon Sky, a leading creative digital marketing company in Poland. Founded in and employing around 70 people in Warsaw and Wroclaw, the agency specialises in producing a broad range of digital advertising and campaign services.

The property also includes nine serviced apartme Ultra has acquired 3Pi from its management team which includes the five founders. All of the management tea Keywords Studios plc Acquires Babel Media Ltd Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, today announces the acquisition of Babel Media Ltd "Babel" , a leading provider of outsourced video games services with operations in the UK, Canada and India, from Quatrro Global Services Pvt.

Ecom have completed the acquisition of Armajaro Trading Ltd Armajaro in a transaction which brings together two highly regarded companies focused on the global commodities of cocoa, coffee and sugar. Back in , Ecom turned heads when it bought 13 million kg bags of coffee, equating to nearly 10 per cent of globa TRS, "Tarsus" or the "Company" , the international business-to-business media group, is pleased to announce the following acquisitions in two of its key markets.

Google first announced its plan t Financial details were not disclosed. The current GHX senior management team will continue to manage the company. HHDL has an exclusive farm-in agr IdenTrust provides advanced cryptology systems, recognised by global fin As a result of the waiver, the transaction is no longer conditional on OFT approval, and Shire expects to complete the tender offer on January 24, Keywords Studios plc Acquires Liquid Violet Ltd Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, today announces the acquisition of Liquid Violet Ltd Liquid Violet , a video games voice production services company.

The acquisition is in line with Keywords Studios' strategy of growing both organically and by acquisition to extend the Group's The net cash consideration is expected to be approxim The Placing was completed at Based in Bosnia and Herzegovina and generat Bio Pure, based in Portsmouth, s Royal Dutch Shell plc "Shell" today announces the successful completion of the acquisition of Repsol S.

IMIC , the company focused on unlocking the value of African iron ore through infrastructure development and investments in junior miners, is pleased to announce that the court order for the acquisition of Afferro Mining Inc, "the Acquisition" has now been filed in British Columbia, Canada and the acqu Norfolk Green, which was last month named Independent Bus Operator of the Year, operates commercial, tendered and school b The plant islocated60 kilometersa All outstanding conditions have been satis Within the portfolio there is between , sqm available for production, office, worksh UBI , a market leader in real time location intelligence "RTLI" solutions, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Geoplan Interworks K.

Thermal is an aerospace components manufacturer, supplying global aero-engine and airframe OEM's and their Tier 1 suppliers. L , a leading provider of IT applications to the global early development healthcare market, today announces the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Perceptive Instruments Limited the "Acquisition" , a leader in image analysis and data management solutions.

Digital Globe Services, Ltd. DGS , a leading provider of online customer acquisition solutions for large, consumer-facing organisations, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Actions Business Unit of San Francisco, US-based Ampush Media, Inc. The acquisition includes the brand, customer database and various other gaming assets. Origin Enterprises plc Acquires Agroscope Origin Enterprises plc, the Agri-Services Group 'Origin' or 'the Group' , announces that it has reached conditional agreement to acquire a controlling interest in the business of Agroscope 'Agroscope' or 'the Business'.

Based in Ukraine and founded in , Agroscope, which employs Andor Technology plc AND. L, "Andor" or "the Company" , a global leader in the development and manufacture of high performance scientific digital cameras for academic, industrial and government applications, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Apogee Imaging Systems Inc.

Indecs is a market leading provider of technical maintenance and su To coincide with this announcement, the Company h Pace plc announces the acquisition of Aurora Networks, Inc. The agreements are subject to the normal regulatory and third part Platform will be renamed To fund the transaction, Mobeus Equity Partners have financed the transaction alongside asset based lending fa The full text of the announcement is set out in Further Informatio San Leon Energy, the oil and gas exploration and development company focused on projects in Poland, Albania, Morocco and Ireland is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement conditionally to acquire 75 per cent.

Completion of the Acquisition is conditional on the Company ob MXF , the specialist primary care infrastructure investor in modern, purpose-built, primary healthcare properties in the United Kingdom, is pleased to announce that it has contracted to acquire a new primary healthcare medical centre in Watford, Hertfordshire which is due to be completed in December The property will be let to two G RUR , the owner, operator and developer of power generation capacity internationally, today announces the acquisition of the remaining minority interests in Cascade Hydro Limited "Cascade" a UK holding Company with a portfolio of over MW ofgreenfield hydro-electric projects under development in Peru.

The purchase of four long leasehold properties in the Portf ILX Group Plc Acquisition Progility Pty Ltd ILX, the training, consultancy and recruitment group, proposes to transform the scope and scale of the Group's activities in project management, consulting and implementation and capitalise on its knowledge and experience in this sector through the acquisition of Progility Pty Ltd, a communications solutions services provider.

Trinity owns 32 modern Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Acquires Hart Publishing Limited Bloomsbury Publishing Plc "Bloomsbury" announces that it has today completed the acquisition of the issued share capital of Hart Publishing Ltd "Hart" , the Oxford-based legal publisher, from the management shareholders. AFP has an innovative range of products for the precise control of fluids in chromatography as well as for the testing of the purity of gases in refineries. The distribution of these products will be rapidly increa HgCapital Trust plc will participate in the acquisition of e-conomic alongside other institutional clients of HgCapital.

The Trust, whose shares are listed on the London Stock William Hill to acquire tomwaterhouse. WMH William Hill or the Group , one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Tom Waterhouse N.

Rotork Plc Acquires G. Rotork Plc "Rotork" , the market leading actuator manufacturer and flow control company, today announces the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of: The Liege based company, Lampiris N. The acquisition is in line with EMIS' stated strategy of providing cross-organisati The Company believes Kapow's software will greatly simplify Kofax's ability to integrate sm L , the specialist pensions consultancy and wealth management business, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the entire share capital of Thoroughbred Wealth Management Limited "TWM" and its subsidiary Atkinson Bolton Consulting Limited "ABC" together "Atkinson Bolton" from its shareholders "the ITV will pay an initial cas APC is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of 25 per cent.

The buildings comprise some 55, squ Pursuant to the Arrangement, Minco acquired ,, B Norbert Dentressangle to acquire DaherGroup's freight forwarding activities Norbert Dentressangle has agreed the acquisition of the freight forwarding activities of the Daher Group, well-known for its international freight forwarding expertise and with a network of eight agencies in France and three in Russia.

The operation should be completed during Q3, following approval by Bounce has more than 80, residential customers, predominantly in Texas, and has developed a leading in The acquisition includes the part-freehold and part-long leasehold of three real estate assets with development potential and opportunities to Vertu Motors plc Acquires two Volkswagen dealerships and opening of new SEAT dealership Vertu Motors plc, the fast growing automotive retailer with a network of 97 sales and aftersales outlets across the UK, is pleased to The acquisition is consistent with Dillistone's strategy of enhancing strength and achieving scale through acting as a conso Avingtrans plc Acquires of Exterran UK Avingtrans plc, which designs, manufactures and supplies critical components and associated services to the global aerospace, energy, and medical sectors, announces that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Exterran UK Ltd.

Headquartered in Gateshead, UK, Pyeroy was founded in and employs approximately 1, personnel at eight locations throughout the UK and Ireland.

Anite plc Acquires Genetel SAS Anite plc "Anite" , the leading provider of software solutions to the international wireless and leisure travel industries, today announces the acquisition of Genetel SAS "Genetel" , a full service distributor of network testing products to French speaking markets.

Genetel is Anite's existing distributor of Nemo network testi The Bowland licence is operated by Cuadrilla, and three exploration wells have been drilled to da Heureka Group is a full-service interactive advertising agency specializing in digital advertising and social media campaigns.

The Group consists of two main creative agencies, Heureka and Pri Varisys designs and manufactures products for high performance embedded computing applications.

Its products and service The Empress State Building is a , sq ft, 31 storey, office The acquisition adds a portfolio of class leading oil gelling polymers to Croda's business and further expands its footprint in the polymers arena, while strengthening C The 33 turbine Dunmaglass project received planning consent in December and off-site pre-construction works have already begun.

SSE expects to begin full construction of the wind farm in late Lookers plc Acquires Shields Automotive Limited Lookers plc, "Lookers" or "the group" , one of the leading UK motor retail and aftersales service groups, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Shields Automotive.

Shields Automotive operates a significant Land Rover dealership in South Glasgow and Lookers has acquired the entire issued share capital of Shields Automotiv The assets will be held in a wholly owned subsidiary of Volvere which wi There is a put and call option to buy the Bumi plc is a leading FTSE listed thermal coal group with interest Sainsbury's to take full ownership of Sainsbury's Bank Justin King, Chief Executive said, "This is an exciting transaction for Sainsbury's which has the potential to deliver significant benefits to our shareholders, customers and colleagues.

We have 23 million transactions each week by customers who know and trust the Sainsbury's brand. We see a great opportunity to increase the number of Bank customers by offering accessible, The acquisition underlines Hammerson's commitment to prime retail destinations and generating income growth through investment in winning sectors of the retail property market.

The Company has today been informed of the acquisition, which has been effecte MDMG , Russia's leading provider of private women's and children's healthcare, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the IDK Medical Company, a network of women's and children's health clinics lo HMSG , the leading pump and compressor manufacturer and provider of flow control solutions and related services in Russia and the CIS, announces today that, in a series of transactions, it has acquired Founded in and based in Kent, Atix is a records management business with a broad range of customers, predominantly in London and the South East of England.

Weir expands integrated ore-processing platform for mining markets The Weir Group PLC "Weir" is expanding its market leading presence in mining and minerals markets through a number of agreements which significantly enhance its platform for growth in the comminution segment of minerals processing, a c. Smiths News PLC Acquisition and expansion of books division Smiths News PLC "the Group" , the largest UK newspaper and magazine wholesaler, a leading UK book supplier and a leading distributor of consumable products to the education market, is pleased to announce its wholly owned book business Bertram Books 'Bertrams' , has agreed to acquire certain European and African academic library services contracts from Blackwell Zeran Park II, developed between and , comprises modern warehouses used for urban distribution and a small office totalling 49, sq m of lettable space, located next to the Tr The assets are located on a four-building logistics park at St.

Martin de Crau, northwest of Marseille. The Company will make a further announcement when the OK Hall's Floorings, a distributor of residential floorcovering based in Edmonton, north London, is a supplier to inde Formox is a leading global provider of catalysts, plant designs and licences for the manufacture of formaldehyde, an important chemical intermedi Insider Publishing is a leading information source for the international insurance and reinsu Global Lock Safety Group Co.

Yuxi was established in November as a joint venture with three individuals and provides security sol The Company also announces its intention to place up to 6,, new ordinary shares a The Group develops and commercialises computerised neuropsychological tests for sale worldwide, principally in the United Kingdom bein ASL, based in Northampton, UK, designs and manufactures machine-to-machine M2M communication products which are incorporated into SMART meters for remote data monitoring and a range of other applications in the utility, tra Divex is a leading supplier of diving equipment to the offshore oil industry and other sectors.

It designs, assembles and Perform acquires leading Dutch football site Perform Group plc "Perform" , the global market leader in the distribution and commercialisation of sports content across connected digital platforms, announces that it has acquired Voetbalzone. The acquisition will be for an initial consideration BOR , a London based independent oil and gas exploration company, provides an update on its activities in the South Falkland Basin. Covering an area in excess of 1, sq Hall's Floorings, a distributor o Connection Capital introduced and invested alongside Neil Taylor, co founder of computer game retailer GAME, in the deal, which was completed in February Taylor and his team Proton Power will t The acquisition follows the announcement in December of the proposed merger with Shepshed Building Society in July and will further extend the reach of The Nottingham's franchise and high street network.

Solfex was formed in by Stuart and Susan Cooper and operates as an integrator of renewable energy systems, using its distribution platform to integrate and supply components to the UK's renewable companies.

The Company will finance the Acquisition from its existing worki The acquisition includes Stratix's Field Service mobile application development team, intellectual property and existing field service software contracts. Econotherm, based in Bridgend UK, specialises in the design and manufacture of heat pipes and associated heat exchangers for industri Rotork plc Acquisition Rotork p. Schischek is a leader in the design, manufacture and sale of explosion-proof electric actuators, principally for Debt Managers collects delinquent Bunzl Completes Three Further Acquisitions Bunzl plc, the international distribution and outsourcing Group, today announces that it has completed three further acquisitions in South America and the US.

The businesses specialise in the sourcing and sale of a variety of personal Intertek acquires Tickford Test Technology Limited Intertek Group plc Intertek , a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries worldwide, announces that it has acquired Tickford Test Technology Limited Tickford , a market leading vehicle engine testing company.

Tickford, a privately owned UK company, was purchased on 31 December from its management shareholders for a total cash consideration of Halma plc Acquisition of Microsurgical Technology Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces that the acquisition of MicroSurgical Technology, Inc. Irrevocable undertakings to accept the Offer, and corr Oxford Instruments plc "Oxford Instruments" or "the Group" , a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and research, announces the acquisition of Asylum Research Corporation "Asylum Research" , a leading provider of Scanning Probe Microscopes SPM.

The acquisition is subject to customary conditions and is TT electronics plc Acquisition of ACW Technology business TT electronics plc, a global provider of performance critical technology solutions to leading manufacturers, announces it has acquired the majority of the UK business and assets of ACW Technology Limited in administration.

The acquisition, which is being made for an undisclosed sum, includes The purchase has an effective date of 1 September Tullow is also announcing today that it intends to begin a proces The acquisition resulted from an open auction held on 6 December in the regional Etalon Group Announces New Acquisition Etalon Group Limited "Etalon Group" or the "Company" , one of Russia's largest and oldest residential real estate developers, announces it has acquired development rights for a new project in Moscow with a total expected NSA of The acquisition of development rights for the residential development proje Rainclear is an internet based business offering metal rainwater products to the buildin John Menzies plc Acquisition of Orbital Marketing Services John Menzies plc is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement for Menzies Distribution, its newspaper and magazine wholesaling subsidiary, to acquire the entire issued share capital of Orbital Marketing Services Group Limited Orbital.

Intertek acquires Laboratory Services International B. The Board of Directors of Xchanging plc 'Xchanging' , the business process, procurement and technology services provider and integrator, today announces that its subsidiary, Kedrios S. AR, based in Milan, is a leading provider of software packages and comprehensive IT solutions for the se Aegis Media expands mobile expertise with the acquisition of IQ mobile in Austria Aegis Group plc "Aegis" , the world's leading focussed media and digital marketing communications group, today announces that it has acquired IQ mobile, one of the top-tier mobile agencies in Austria.

Established in , IQ mobile has been a pioneer in the region leading the way in the development of apps, mobile media portals, mobil Mondi is an international The new company will be called Munksjö Corporation and the transac The business will continue to APH , the speciality pharmaceutical company, announces that its wholly owne L , the provider of sector leading expertise in software, consultancy and technology enabled outsourcing in its key markets, being Insurance, Telecommunications and their Related Sectors, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Metaskil Group Limited "Metaskil" , a specialist provider of solutions to the insurance and telecoms industry.

Enara is the fourth largest provider of home care services in the UK and will give The stakes have been purchased from the founders of Vision and Castle, namely Through its principal subsidiaries, Canacc Scarlett Willow's assets include the company website, brand and stock. This continues the acquisition strategy of the Company, adding to the growing stable of brands and complementing the continued rapid organic growth of L Syngenta is offering 16 euros per share for Devgen, a 70 percent premium over the 9.

L announces the conditional acquisition of Synety Limited "Synety" , a cloud-based software and communications business. Summary Conditional acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Synety for: Flooring Accessories based in Cardiff, is a distributor of residential and commercial floorcovering, principally in south Wales. Revenue for the year ended TMZ, 'Toumaz' or 'the Group' , a pioneer in and provider of ultra-low power, high-performance wireless communications technologies and solutions, announces that the acquisition of Frontier Silicon Holdings Limited 'Frontier' has today been completed, as set out in the Group's announcement of 3 July Melbourne is a Manchester based provider of managed hosting solutions to over customers.

Melbourne operates its own datacentres in Manchester, pr Fidelity, which trades under the ThinkGrid name, is an international enabler of cloud computing that equips IT providers with the tools and help necessary to establish or expand a reve Alliance expects the acquired products to generate incremental contribution before financing costs of a Since its establishment in , D2D has Sky to Create Content Distribution Arm with Acquisition of Parthenon Media Group Sky is to establish a new distribution arm to market the international rights to its originated content.

As part of the move, Sky has completed the acquisition of Parthenon Media Group, a leading independent international distribution and multi-media rights management company. In line with Sky's on-going commitment to increasing its invest Horizon's property experience complements Henderson Group's expertise within retail property. The company operates 27 plants in Europe and the USA with 2, employees across 27 countries.

Embest, which is based in China, will report through element14, Premier F The acquisition is in line with the Group's stra Aegis Group plc Acquisition of W Garden strengthens iProspect France Aegis Group plc "Aegis" , the world's leading, focused media and digital communications group, today announces that it has acquired six subsidiary companies owned by W Garden, Verbal Clint, Allin and others collectively referred to in this announcement as "W Garden".

Perform acquires leading Turkish digital sports media company Perform Group plc "Perform" , the global market leader in the distribution and commercialisation of sports content across connected digital platforms, announces that it has acquired a majority stake in Mackolik Internet Hizmetleri Ticaret A.