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04 March 2015Japanese company Nikon has agreed to buy London-listed Optos for £259m
24 February 2015Computacenter made gains in the UK and Germany last year, but France remains troublesome
18 February 2015Brit has received a cash offer from Canadian insurer Fairfax that could be beneficial to both parties
10 February 2015Catlin traded well last year, but the board of directors have recommended acceptance of an offer from XL
03 February 2015Directors of Ashcourt Rowan have unanimously accepted a bid offer from Towry Law.
29 January 2015Specialist recruiter Matchtech has mounted a takeover of fellow Aim-traded recruiter Networkers International to accelerate its international...
28 January 2015Three's mooted acquisition of O2 may support BT's mobile ambitions
14 January 2015Shire has put its failed merger with AbbVie behind it by picking up US-based biotech business NPS Pharmaceuticals.
09 January 2015Shares in Horizon Discovery (HZD) have rocketed in value lately and its latest acquisition could be the reason.
12 December 2014Private company Gama Aviation has set its sights on long-standing IC buy tip Hangar 8.
25 November 2014The board of Salamander Energy has accepted the strategic benefits of an all-share bid from Ophir Energy
05 November 2014Spirit has finally recommended an increased cash and shares bid from Greene King, but cider maker C&C is also eyeing the company
22 October 2014Spirit Pub has released a strong set of full-year figures just days after industry rival Greene King increased its offer bid
16 October 2014AbbVie's high-profile takeover of specialty pharma group Shire has fallen through.
15 October 2014Baker Finsbury Food has acquired Fletchers Group in a deal that will nearly double the company's market cap.
07 October 2014Cashed-up Dragon Oil is about to swoop on dual-listed oil and gas driller Petroceltic.
08 August 2014Hyder, knocked by a recent profit warning, has accepted an offer from Dutch rival Arcadis
16 July 2014TIP UPDATE: Imperial Tobacco (IMT) will triple its US market share as part of a merger between cigarette giants Reynolds American and Lorillard.
02 July 2014TUI Travel has agreed to merge with TUI AG, its German parent company.
23 June 2014Canadian oil services group SNC-Lavalin has launched a £1.2bn recommended takeover bid for FTSE 250 engineering company Kentz
19 June 2014Pub operator Mitchells & Butlers (MAB) has agreed to buy the majority of the Orchid Group estate for £266m.
16 June 2014Assura's portfolio has now grown by 40 per cent in the last year alone.
30 April 2014An investment vehicle controlled by the Qatari royal family has made a 320p cash offer for frontier oil & gas explorer Heritage Oil.
25 March 2014Centrica snaps up Irish energy business BGE, but the political backdrop for the UK energy supply business is likely to continue to dominate sentiment...
05 March 2014Pressure Technologies had no problem raising money to fund its latest acquisition