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Mergers and acquisitions

M&A news

US equity firm buys UK ground engineer Aspin

US equity firm buys UK ground engineer AspinSubscription

UK ground engineering specialist Aspin has been acquired by US private equity firm Sandton Capital Partners.

Hydrock remediation arm acquired by Vertase FLI

Hydrock contracting arm bought out of administrationSubscription

Remediation specialist Vertase FLI has bought QDS Contracting, just a week after QDS’s owner Hydrock put it into administration.

Hammerson rejects 'wholly inadequate' French takeover bid

Hammerson rejects 'wholly inadequate' French takeover bidSubscription

Hammerson’s board has unanimously rejected a £5bn takeover bid from European retail developer Klépierre, calling its offer “wholly inadequate” and “entirely opportunistic”.

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L&G expands homes arm with £315m buyoutSubscription

Legal & General Capital (LGC) has taken full ownership of Cala Homes after buying an outstanding 52.1 per cent stake for £315m.

Vp’s £41.6m Brandon Hire buy approved

Vp’s £41.6m Brandon Hire buy approved Subscription

Vp’s acquisition of Brandon Hire has been approved by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).