Archive for January, 2011

French firm Publicis Groupe to acquire the UK’s leading communications firm Chemistry Communications Group plc

Comments Off | 01-31-2011

French firm Publicis Groupe is to acquire the UK’s leading communications firm, Chemistry Communications Group plc. Publicis announced it has reached an agreement with the UK firm on the terms of a recommended cash offer to acquire the whole of the issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Chemistry. Under the agreement, Publicis

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R Systems International Ltd completes takeover of the UK’s Computaris International Limited

Comments Off | 01-30-2011

R Systems International Limited announced it has completed its takeover of 100 per cent shares of the UK’s Computaris International Ltd. R Systems International Limited is one of the leading providers of outsourced product development, technical and customer support services in India. Computaris International Limited is a U.K. based Software Company engaged in the telecom

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Egdon Resources to acquire interest of Valhalla Oil and Gas Limited in two onshore UK petroleum exploration and development licences

Comments Off | 01-29-2011

Egdon Resources is to acquire the entire interest of Valhalla Oil and Gas Limited in two onshore UK petroleum exploration and development licenses. The interests to be acquired comprise 50% of PEDL180 and 50% of PEDL181, which are located in the East Midlands Petroleum Province in the County of Lincolnshire.
Egdon will grant Valhalla a net

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Amlin plc completes acquisition of J R Clare Underwriting Agencies Ltd

Comments Off | 01-27-2011

Amlin Corporate Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Amlin plc, Wednesday completed its purchase of J R Clare Underwriting Agencies Ltd (JCUA) from John Clare. JCUA is a managing general agent which sources approximately £30 million of UK household and commercial insurance premium income. Under the terms of the deal, Amlin UK would underwrite

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Leading Gaming software provider Playtech to acquire entire issued share capital of Intelligent Gaming Solutions (IGS)

Comments Off | 01-27-2011

Playtech Wednesday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Intelligent Gaming Solutions (IGS). Playtech is the leading provider of software to the online, mobile and land-based gaming sector. IGS is a rapidly growing provider of software based casino management systems to land-based casinos and has installed systems

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Frutarom Industries Ltd acquires activity and assets of the British East Anglian Food Ingredients Ltd (EAFI)

Comments Off | 01-26-2011

Frutarom Industries Ltd Tuesday acquired the activity and assets of the British East Anglian Food Ingredients Ltd (EAFI). The investment is for a consideration of approximately US$ 4.8 million (£3 million).
The acquisition will be self-financed. Frutarom estimates that the deal will be completed within a number of weeks.
EAFI develops, manufactures, and markets savory taste solutions

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International Information and Communications Technology group Datatec Limited subsidiary acquires UK based Direct Visual Ltd

Comments Off | 01-24-2011

Datatec Limited (DTC), the international Information and Communications Technology group, Monday announced that its subsidiary Logicalis Group Limited agreed to acquire Direct Visual Limited, a Tandberg (now part of Cisco) Platinum Partner based in the UK, for a cash consideration.
Direct Visual is one of the UK’s leading independent suppliers of video communications with a strong

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Amazon to acquire the UK’s film and games subscription service Lovefilm

Comments Off | 01-24-2011

As it seeks further expansion in the UK, US based online retail giant Amazon Inc. reported it is to acquire UK based film and games subscription service Lovefilm. According to Amazon, the investment is targeted at enhancing its video streaming and rental capabilities. Amazon announced its plans Thursday, with the investment expected to close in

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Heamoor Limited and Geo Alliance to acquire London Stock Exchange listed Regal Petroleum plc (UK)

Comments Off | 01-22-2011

In a posting to the London Stock Exchange, Regal Petroleum Plc noted that Heamoor Limited (Cyprus) and Geo Alliance (Kyiv), confirmed willingness to acquire Regal Petroleum plc (UK), the oil and gas company with assets in Ukraine, Romania and Egypt.
Regal Petroleum’s posting was an update with regard to the interest expressed by Heamoor in its

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Leading UK Payday Lending business, Fortress Group (UK) Ltd acquired by US based Think Finance Inc.

Comments Off | 01-20-2011

The UK’s foremost Payday Lending business, Fortress Group (UK) Ltd has been acquired by Texas, US, based Think Finance Inc. In an announcement made by its directors, Fortress Group’s Kieran Moulden and Stuart Carter noted the firm has been sold to the US firm.
Fortress Group (UK) Ltd was established six years ago and operates out

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