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  1. Focus acquires Entropie

    Focus Group is continuing its bold buy-and-build strategy with its eighth successful acquisition of the year confirmed. … Continue reading

  2. Focus acquires Cellular Solutions

    Focus Group acquires Cellular Solutions… Continue reading

  3. Focus acquires Midland Telecom & IT

    Focus Group has taken the next step on its growth journey with the successful acquisition of Midland Telecom.… Continue reading

  4. Dynisma partners with McLaren

    Dynisma, a leading motion simulator technology company, has agreed a partnership with McLaren Automotive. The partnership will see Dynisma supply McLaren with one of its ground-breaking driving simulators. … Continue reading

  5. Smart Packaging acquired by RH Fibreboard

    RH Fibreboard has confirmed it has completed the acquisition of Smart Packaging.
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  6. Focus acquires Datasharp

    Focus Group, a leading provider of essential business technology, has announced the acquisition of Datasharp.… Continue reading

  7. TalkLife Funding

    TalkLife, a peer-to-peer support app for those struggling with mental health issues, has recently secured a round of funding from Telus, an investment group with a history of working with tech-based solutions for health… Continue reading

  8. Focus acquires RPM

    Focus Group, a leading provider of essential business technology, has announced the acquisition of RPM Communications, a specialist in delivering advanced cloud-based telephony (ACBT) solutions to the healthcare sector. … Continue reading

  9. Sennen Tech acquisition

    Sennen Tech (a Bristol-based provider of advanced software for the delivery and operation of large-scale renewable energy generation) has been acquired by Kraken Technologies, part of Octopus Energy Group.… Continue reading

  10. Sale of Capella Associates

    Training and leadership specialists Capella Associates were recently acquired by PMI (Process Management International) and are now working together to help businesses transform their performance improvement through our… Continue reading

  11. Acquisition of care at home business

    A Bristol based business that provides care for older people in their own homes has been acquired by another care sector expert, also resident in the city.… Continue reading

  12. Relyon acquires Walford security

    Bristol-based security company RelyOn Guarding & Security Services Ltd. has acquired 100% of Taunton-based Walford Security.… Continue reading

  13. Focus acquire Boxx

    Focus Group, a leading provider of essential business technology, has announced its acquisition of Boxx – a highly-respected communications and connectivity specialist with established operations across Bedfordshire, Buc… Continue reading

  14. NMi acquisition of Avon Dynamic

    NMi Group, a leader in mission-critical product Testing, Inspection, Certification and Calibration (TICC) services, has announced the strategic acquisition of Bristol based Avon Dynamic Calibration Ltd. … Continue reading

  15. Sale of Evo

    ToolsGroup, a global leader in retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, has announced the acquisition of Evo, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions for business… Continue reading

  16. Proctor + Stevenson MBO

    Proctor + Stevenson, one of the South West's largest and longest-established marketing and communication agencies, has undergone a management buyout (MBO).

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  17. Focus Group acquisition of &Partners

    Focus Group has worked closely with &Partners to integrate them into the Focus Group collective. … Continue reading

  18. Sideways 6 sale

    Sideways 6, an integrated crowdsourcing and idea management platform, has been acquired by Interact Software, a leading intranet solution provider for enterprise businesses across North America and EMEA.
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  19. Fundamentals: Business sector sale

    Lucy Group has acquired the assets and IP of Fundamentals’ Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (AI/ML) business.… Continue reading

  20. Rebellion acquires Blackshore Inc.

    Rebellion is one of Europe’s leading independent video game developers & publishers, with a strong track record of developing and publishing award-winning games built on a reputation of quality and innovation. … Continue reading

  21. Sale of JD IP

    Bristol-based intellectual property firm JD IP’s client portfolio has been acquired by Cheltenham-headquartered patent and trade mark firm Albright IP.… Continue reading

  22. Canopy sale to Michelin

    Canopy was acquired by Michelin, with the technology playing an indispensable role in the development of original-equipment, high-performance tyres.… Continue reading

  23. S. H. Fiske sale

    A Bristol-based packaging firm has been acquired by Somerset-headquartered RH Fibreboard. … Continue reading

  24. Clade Engineering investment

    A manufacturer of heat pumps and refrigeration systems has secured investment from Groupe Atlantic, which owns Ideal Heating.… Continue reading

  25. Wildseed sale to Mediawan

    Bristol based multi-award-winning production company, Wildseed Studios, has been acquired by Mediawan Kids & Family, the European independent multi-genre studio dedicated to the production and distribution of children’s… Continue reading

  26. Hayes Parsons acquisition of Ntegrity

    The Hayes Parsons Group – the name behind Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers, underwriting agency Admiral Marine, and CMTIA (Combined Market Traders Insurance Association) – has added professional indemnity broker Ntegrity… Continue reading

  27. Rockpool supported acquisition

    Rockpool Investments has provided further funding to portfolio company EC Electronics (a global provider of electronic manufacturing services) in their first acquisition, Swan Electronics Manufacturing Solutions (“EMS”).… Continue reading

  28. Babble acquires Airphone Telecom

    Babble Communications have announced their acquisition of Peterborough based Airphone Telecom Solutions Ltd, who specialise in supplying, developing and managing mobile and fixed line telecommunication solutions for busi… Continue reading

  29. Sale of Data HE

    A Bristol-headquartered data firm which supports universities across the UK was bought by an Inflexion-backed education group.
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  30. Sale of UK Precision Engineering

    The majority shareholding of UK Precision Ltd (UKP) has been acquired by Leviathan Engineering. … Continue reading

  31. Mecsia acquires SK Heating & Cooling

    Mecsia Group have acquired Gloucester based SK Heating and Cooling. Mecsia is a nationwide supplier of technical engineering services, offering mechanical and electrical planned preventative maintenance, as well as round… Continue reading

  32. Sale of Grey Monarch

    Grey Monarch, Swindon based specialist SAP Partner, has been acquired by US business Pathlock, the leading provider of application security and controls automation for critical business applications.… Continue reading

  33. Electric Bike Shop adds to store portfolio

    The Electric Bike Shop first opened in Bristol in 2017 and now has ten stores across the UK. The business has grown in 2022 with the acquisition of several new stores, including from Pure Electric and the destination Bat… Continue reading

  34. Focus acquires Incom-CNS

    Focus Group has acquired Incom-CNS, bringing specialist contact centre expertise to the group and strengthening ties with Mitel.… Continue reading

  35. Duel investment

    Duel, the UK’s leading Brand Advocacy platform used by companies including ASOS, Dove and Charlotte Tilbury, has secured a $3m (£2.5m) Seed funding round led by SuperSeed.… Continue reading

  36. Rotaready acquired

    Rotaready, the award-winning staff rota software, has been acquired by the Access Group, to help customers build effective and compliant teams.… Continue reading

  37. Focus Group acquires STL Comms Ltd

    Focus Group has announced it has acquired STL Communications Limited, a unified communications provider based in Oxfordshire.… Continue reading

  38. Stay Original acquire At The Chapel

    An operator of five premium boutique hotels and pubs throughout the South West has secured a £3.5m loan to fund the acquisition of its sixth site.… Continue reading

  39. Roxburgh Milkins and Hazlewoods advise Banner Group on latest acquisition

    Roxburgh Milkins and Hazlewoods Corporate Finance have recently advised Banner Ltd, the UK’s largest supplier of school uniforms, on its acquisition of William Turner Ltd, the UK’s leading supplier of premium quality sch… Continue reading

  40. IWS Group acquire Anco Storage Equipment

    Leading industrial workspace specialist, IWS Group, has completed its acquisition of Anco Storage Equipment Ltd, the largest trade-only supplier of storage solutions in the UK.… Continue reading

  41. Wild & Game Crowdfunding

    Wild & Game (a West Country-based brand that’s building the UK market for game meat) has raised an impressive £485,000 in its first ever equity crowd funder. Launched in 2017, Wild & Game specialises in game meat.… Continue reading

  42. NMi Acquires Chamois Metrology

    Roxburgh Milkins client, Netherlands Measurement Institute (“NMi”), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), announced that it has acquired Chamois Metrology (“Chamois”).… Continue reading

  43. ITC Compliance acquisition by Fortegra

    ITC has now been acquired by its counterpart, The Fortegra Group, and the deal further establishes Fortegra's footprint in the region.… Continue reading

  44. Cakesmiths gain backing from LDC

    A Bristol-headquartered baker and supplier of artisan cakes has secured investment from mid-market private equity firm LDC to support the next stage of its growth plans.… Continue reading

  45. Sennen secures fresh investment

    A Bristol-based technology company that specialises in developing software for the renewables industry has secured new investment to accelerate its product development.… Continue reading

  46. Siloton fund raising round

    Siloton Limited, a revolutionary new deep-tech startup, has announced the first closing of its investment round, totalling c.£470k.… Continue reading

  47. Focus Group acquires EVAD

    Focus Group, a provider of essential business technology, has made a significant investment in Midlands-based communications specialist Evad, to support its ambitious plans for growth and development into new sectors.… Continue reading

  48. LBR acquisition of LegalMonitor

    Law Business Research Ltd (LBR), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners VI, LP (LLCP), has acquired Worldwide Legal Research (WLR), trading as LegalMonitor, a research company headquartered in London, U… Continue reading

  49. Polystream acquired by Mythical Games

    UK based business Polystream was acquired by California’s Mythical Games, a leader in the growing play-to-earn gaming industry.… Continue reading

  50. CYSIAM investment from Maven

    CYSIAM, a cybersecurity business that provides advice, training, and managed services in cyber and secure technology systems has received £1.15 million investment from the Maven VCTs.… Continue reading

  51. Arcturus acquired by FirstPort

    Arcturus Corporation Limited has been acquired by FirstPort.… Continue reading

  52. NMi acquires Young Calibration Ltd.

    NMi has announced its acquisition of Young Calibration Ltd., a UKAS accredited calibration laboratory (Laboratory 0604) and component testing laboratory with unrivalled knowledge and experience in thermal fluid systems t… Continue reading

  53. Pinnacle Group acquisition of AMSG

    Pinnacle Group has acquired AM Services Group (AMSG) in a deal that extends its service capacity, technical skill set and expert knowledge across new FM sectors including retail, manufacturing, and chemical industries.… Continue reading

  54. Pinnacle Group acquisition

    Pinnacle Group have acquired residential and social housing specialist Orchard & Shipman. This not only expands their geographical footprint but brings significant sector expertise and… Continue reading

  55. Focus Group acquisition of GB Technologies

    Focus Group has acquired fellow Scottish comms provider GB Technologies. The partnership will extend both brands’ geographical reach, enhance service expertise, and strengthen their product portfolios.… Continue reading

  56. GoProposal Acquired by Sage

    GoProposal, a major supplier of accounting and bookkeeping software, has been acquired by Sage, a leading provider of finance, accounting and payroll solutions to SMEs.… Continue reading

  57. Sale of Welch Hire & Bridgwater Tankwash

    Somerset family businesses Welch Hire Limited and Bridgwater Tankwash Limited have been acquired by Abbey Logistics. The takeover of Welch Hire extends Wirral-based Abbey's… Continue reading

  58. swcomms acquires Taurus

    Business communications and technology provider swcomms has acquired a counterpart in Exeter. Taurus Clearer Communication, which has been trading in the city and the South West region since 1984, has been acquired by sw… Continue reading

  59. KETS secure £3.1m funding

    Bristol-based KETS Quantum Security has raised £3.1m of funding, to keep data safe from the next generation of quantum-computing enabled hackers.… Continue reading

  60. Acquisition of Acorn Limited

    After funding a management buyout of Cambridge Maintenance Services Ltd, investment company Rockpool has now funded the acquisition of Acorn by Cambridge Maintenance Services Group… Continue reading

  61. Terrafirma acquisition by Dye & Durham

    Bristol-based Terrafirma IDC Limited (Terrafirma) has been acquired by Toronto Stock Exchange listed Dye & Durham Corporation for £12M.… Continue reading

  62. Banner acquisitions support strategic growth

    Roxburgh Milkins has worked with Hazlewoods Corporate Finance team to advise on the acquisitions of Initially Yours Limited, Total Promotions Limited and John McHugh (Stretford) Limited by Banner Limited.… Continue reading

  63. Focus Group acquires HighNet

    Focus Group have expanded their portfolio and geographical reach even further through the acquisition of Scottish-based connectivity and telephony specialists, HighNet.… Continue reading

  64. CME Ltd Management Buy Out (MBO)

    An award-winning automation and packaging machinery specialist based in Somerset has been acquired in a management buyout (MBO).… Continue reading

  65. ea Change MBO (Management Buy Out)

    After 23 years of leadership, the founders of ea Change have announced that they are handing over the reins of the company to the next generation, with James McNicol and Andrew Oliver becoming joint owners and Managing D… Continue reading

  66. Focus Group acquires swcomms

    Focus Group has completed its acquisition of swcomms in a move that the companies say will provide resources and growth for both businesses in the future. Focus Group will expand its geographical footprint through the ac… Continue reading

  67. Senta sale to IRIS Software Group

    Founded in 2014, Senta is dedicated to making accountancy practices more profitable and scalable with a ‘customer-first’ approach. Its software will be integrated into IRIS Elements, the dynamic SaaS platform designed by… Continue reading

  68. Fundamentals Ltd division acquisition

    Fundamentals Ltd has completed the sale of its HV Services division to Freedom, a company in the NG Bailey Group.… Continue reading

  69. Waste Source acquisition by Reconomy

    Waste Source, based in Bristol and formed in 2010, is an independent waste broker providing waste collection, recycling and disposal solutions to businesses primarily in commercial sectors such as retail and hospitality,… Continue reading

  70. One Big Circle investment

    Video technology and AI specialist One Big Circle has secured investment and growth thanks to the addition of David Harris and Toby Hughes to the board. Established three years ago by Ian Packer, Emily Kent and Bristol U… Continue reading

  71. Duel raises £1.8 million investment

    Duel, the UK’s leading brand advocacy platform, has secured a £1.8 million funding round led by Downing Ventures, Publicis Groupe, London Co-Investment Fund and University of Bristol Enterprise Fund.… Continue reading

  72. Acquisition of Redwood Environmental Services

    Redwood Environmental Services, based in Bridgend, South Wales has been acquired.… Continue reading

  73. Premier Veterinary Group acquire Simplyhealth’s Preventative Animal Healthcare Business

    Bristol based Premier Veterinary Group plc (PVG) manages preventative animal healthcare plans for veterinary clinics and their customers, supporting millions of pet owners across the UK. PVG have now acquired the preven… Continue reading

  74. TransFICC secures Series A funding

    TransFICC, the specialist provider of low-latency connectivity and workflow services for Fixed Income and Derivatives Markets, has closed its Series A investment round for £5.75 million. Led by AlbionVC, it included new… Continue reading

  75. Vysiion sale to Exponential-e

    IT services provider, Vysiion Group, has been acquired in a deal which provides an exit for minority stakeholder BGF. The business has now been acquired by Exponential-e, a cloud, network and unified communications compa… Continue reading

  76. IPS Capital merger

    IPS Capital, the multi-asset investment management firm, has completed a merger with Prospect Wealth Management. The transaction places the private client adviser firmly in the mid-sized market, with total assets under m… Continue reading

  77. Management Buyout of Recipero from TransUnion

    Gloucester based Recipero, which provides a range of solutions for fraud prevention and crime investigation, is back in the private hands of its former owners following a management buyout from U.S.-based, TransUnion, th… Continue reading

  78. Air IT investment from August Equity

    Nottingham based Air IT have gained investment from August Equity to build their business. Some of the minor shareholders were also bought out during this transaction.… Continue reading

  79. Oxford Hardware sale to Kason

    Oxford Hardware Ltd has been in operation since 2001, successfully providing catering hardware and supplies to various industries.… Continue reading

  80. Carbis Bay Holidays acquisition

    Cornish holiday rental specialists, Carbis Bay Holidays, have been acquired by national counterpart Sykes Cottages.… Continue reading

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