Fast food chain Pret acquires rival EAT in an undisclosed deal with a view to meet growing consumer demand for vegetarian and vegan options on the high street.
Samsung NEXT, a $150m investment fund from the global firm, has opened its first European hub to get behind rising tech companies across the continent.
Mergers and acquisitions are complicated. No matter how similar the two parties are, joining them together is always an intricate, complex task – so cyber security due diligence is required.
The world of mergers and acquisitions can often be a murky one, so what can SMEs learn from the failled attempt by Kraft Heinz to snap up Unilever?
Business mergers and acquisitions can be a long and tiring process, but it’s important to keep calm and carry on during the next step.
In a bid to accelerate growth and forge an events powerhouse out of London, UBM has acquired neighbouring trade show business Allworld Exhibitions for almost half a billion dollars to scale in Asia.
Launched just over three years ago, the news of Twitter-owned Vine closing down has shocked many, and the loss of the six-second video app should be a moment of clarity for every business leader.
There comes a time for most entrepreneurs to exit their business; whether to release funds for a new venture, retirement or some other reason. But to get the best price requires considerable preparation when declaring a business for sale.
In January this year, Bookatable was acquired by Michelin. Attracting this acquisition from such a large firm heralded an exciting growth chapter for the business and cemented our position as the European leading online restaurant booking platform.
Launched out of Sweden, iZettle quickly made the UK its second home soon after starting up, and that trend continues today as the mobile payments business has acquired Scottish company intelligentpos for access to its cloud-based point-of-sale platform.
It’s all change for Tyrrells, the maker of “fine English crisps”, as the Herefordshire business has been part of a transatlantic deal to get acquired by Texas-based Amplify Snack Brands for £300m.
As his business begins to crank up growth, Jason Miller, CEO of commercial laundry business CLEAN, revealed what it's like to take on a successful family business and how the purchase of a competitor is opening up new horizons for the fifth generation company.