Having exited her company though a £725m take-private exit in November 2014, Vin Murria has been appointed an independent non-executive director at online property marketplace Zoopla.
Six Degrees Group (6DG), a London-based provider of technology services including cloud and data support, has been acquired by Charlesbank Capital Partners to help the private equity firm establish itself in the UK's tech sector.
As London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) reaches its 20th birthday, Real Business decided to look back over its eventful history and select the ten businesses we believe show what success can come from listing on the exchange.
Over the last couple of months, the news has been filled with multi-billion deals. Brian Gentile, senior vice president at TIBCO, highlights the opportunities made available by data analytics during a merger and acquisition.
The tech world is going crazy, and it's all because of unicorns, according to Yahoo's CFO Kenneth Goldman. Don't think My Little Pony, think billion-dollar valuation companies.
The first quarter of 2015 will go down as the richest first quarter for mergers and acquisitions since Q1 2007. However, DAV Management MD Charlie Mayes is convinced that investors will be taking far less risks.
The bank-backed Business Growth Fund (BGF) has breached the £500m of equity investment level three and a half years after its first investment in October 2011, with £250m of that committed in the last year.
The European division of Japanese camera business Canon has bought digital photo startup Lifecake to build a presence in London's bustling Tech City.
UK businesses are at risk of being left behind by their European rivals by shelving M&A deals over general election “uncertainty”.
UK-headquartered Iglo Group, the owner of fish finger brand Birds Eye and Findus, has been reeled in by US firm Nomad Holdings in a €2.6bn acquisition deal.
As the head of a company that works with 3,000 couriers, one of the most important election issues for Patrick Gallagher is fuel duty. He tells us more about what kind of government he'd like.
Established as a way of determining whether particular mergers and acquisitions might have a detrimental effect on a specific sector, we look at the finer details of the Competition Markets Authority.