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Hightower is in due diligence over its first acquisition since chairman Haresh Kanabar (pictured) floated the business as a cash shell on the Alternative Investment Market in May.Mr Kanabar wants to build up a subcontracting group by buying profitable private businesses in groundworks, roads, sewage and utilities.Mr Kanabar is aiming to snap up a Midlands-based groundworks firm.