Archive for May, 2011

Jones Lang LaSalle Merges with the UK’s King Sturge

Comments Off | 05-30-2011

Global commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) announced it will merge with international property consultancy King Sturge.  The combined firm will be the clear leader in the UK and also in continental Europe, with greatly enhanced strength and depth of service capabilities across the region that will directly benefit the clients of both

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CORE Projects & Technologies acquires ITN Mark Education Ltd

Comments Off | 05-30-2011

CORE Projects & Technologies ltd has announced its acquisition of ITN Mark Education Ltd; a UK based Education Solutions Company which is a national provider of supply teachers and teaching assistants. CORE acquired ITN Mark for about US$ 25 million, through its subsidiary Core Education and Consulting Solutions (UK) Ltd.
Commenting on the acquisition, Chairman &

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Xerox Corp. acquires U.K.-based print consultancy and software solution provider, NewField IT

Comments Off | 05-28-2011

Xerox Corporation has acquired NewField IT, a U.K.-based print consultancy and software solution provider. The acquisition expands Xerox’s market-leading managed print services (MPS) portfolio that serves workplaces of any size.
Stephen Cronin, president, Global Document Outsourcing, Xerox Corporation said NewField IT’s Asset DB is a user-friendly software, which speeds up some MPS implementations by up to

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Leaders Lettings acquires the largest specialist lettings agency in East Anglia, JSM

Comments Off | 05-27-2011

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity investment firm, Thursday announced the acquisition of JSM Property Management (JSM) by its portfolio company, Leaders Lettings, the UK’s largest dedicated residential lettings and property management agency.
JSM is the leading specialist lettings agency in East Anglia, with six branches, in Cambridge, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Woodbridge and Norwich.
Since Bowmark backed the

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AFL acquires leading telecommunications network implementation and integration provider, TCC Group

Comments Off | 05-26-2011

AFL has signed an agreement to acquire TCC Group, a leading telecommunications network implementation and integration provider based in Bracknell, UK. TCC Group will join the AFL global portfolio to provide communications services to the European markets.
Jody Gallagher, President and CEO of AFL, reiterated his excitement by the prospects and opportunities this transaction will bring

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Climaveneta acquires chiller distribution in UK from the Swiss based Walter Meier Group

Comments Off | 05-25-2011

Climaveneta has acquired the chiller distribution in UK from the Swiss based Walter Meier Group. Following the acquisition in 2009 of its distributor in Poland and in February 2011 of an independent distributor in India, the purchase of Walter Meier (Climate UK) Ltd. is a further step in Climaveneta’s strategy of growth in key markets.
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Janson Media acquires Worldwide Rights to Feature Documentary “Crossing Borders”

Comments Off | 05-24-2011

Janson Media announced Monday that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Crossing Borders Films of the UK to release the powerful feature documentary film Crossing Borders to worldwide television, DVD, VOD, and New Media markets.
Coming off a successful film festival run in 2010, Crossing Borders was screened at twelve international film festivals including

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Scottish and Southern Energy plc acquires wind farm from Renewable Energy Systems Group

Comments Off | 05-23-2011

Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has reached agreement on the acquisition of a wind farm close to its existing Keadby power station in North Lincolnshire, from Renewable Energy Systems Group (RES).
The Keadby Wind Farm was developed by RES Group and the 34 turbine project received planning consent in 2008. Once constructed, the project will

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc acquires Sterilin Ltd

Comments Off | 05-21-2011

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, Friday announced that it has acquired Sterilin, Ltd., a leading provider of single-use plastic products serving the microbiology, life sciences and clinical markets. Headquartered in South Wales, U.K., the company has approximately 270 employees and 2010 full year revenue of approximately $35 million.
Marc N. Casper,

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Forum Energy Technologies acquires the UK’s Specialist ROV Tooling Services Ltd

Comments Off | 05-20-2011

US based Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (FET) Thursday announced the acquisition of Specialist ROV Tooling Services, Ltd of Insch, Scotland, U.K. Specialist is a leading provider of intervention tooling and custom engineered product solutions for the subsea intervention market.
The acquisition of Specialist and its reputation for responsive, innovative subsea solutions further demonstrates Forum’s commitment to

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