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.
The UK grocery market is an exclusive club. And while the sector is booming, it doesn’t necessarily pay off if you’re not one of the giants.
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.
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.
Mergers and acquisitions in the wealth management sector have been creating a flurry of activity over the past year with 2015 setting a record 124 deals, compared to 83 in 2014. This movement is a sign of the changing shape of the wealth management industry, but it does not present the whole picture.
London-based machine learning developer Magic Pony has been acquired by Twitter in what will “help build strength into teams with world-class talent,” according to the social network’s founder Jack Dorsey.
Cheshire-headquartered pub restaurant group New World Trading Company (NWTC) has been taken over in a a £50m deal with mid-market private equity firm Graphite Capital.
Supply chain diagnostics may not be the words you want to hear, but realising its importance and understanding the mechanics within the due diligence process can help deliver an 80 per cent more chance of success in M&A.