Tag: acquisitions

Balmoral cigars
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STG strengthens hand in European cigar market

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) has announced it is to purchase European cigar company Royal Agio, in a deal...

Johnston Press title, the i newspaper
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Johnston Press bought out

Johnston Press, publisher of the i, The Scotsman and a host of regional titles, has been bought in...

Barratt's: a tangerine confectionery brand
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Sweet deal as Tangerine Confectionery changes hands

Retro sweet producer Tangerine Confectionery has been bought by Valeo Foods Group for an undisclosed sum. The deal...

Menzies Distribution lorry
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John Menzies sells news distribution business

Menzies Distribution has been sold to a private equity firm for £74.5m. Parent company John Menzies will now...

Co-op storefront
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Co-op/Nisa deal gets CMA nod

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared the Co-op's takeover of Nisa, saying that “the proposed merger...

Charles Wilson with Dave Lewis
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No stopping Tesco/Booker now

Tesco's buyout of Booker cleared its final hurdle yesterday (February 28) when shareholders in both companies gave a...

Charles Wilson with Dave Lewis
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Tesco/Booker deal gets green light

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally approved Tesco’s takeover of Booker. Clearance was based on the...

Nisa lorries
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Nisa Members accept Co-op offer

Nisa Members have voted by a margin of three to one in favour of the Co-op’s offer to...

Nisa storefront
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Nisa Board asks Members to say yes to Co-op takeover

Nisa’s Board has unanimously recommended that its Members accept the Co-op’s offer of up to £137.5m for 100%...

Interior of Booker warehouse
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Wholesalers object to Tesco-Booker merger

Seven wholesalers have written a joint letter to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) urging it to block...