UK > Canada based Avison Young is set to acquire UK based Wilkinson Williams LLP opening new office in London’s West End

Avison Young According to the Chair and CEO of Avison Young, Mark E. Rose, Avison Young has acquired legal advisory firm based in U.K. – Wilkinson Williams LLP and has opened a new office in London’s West End. Founded in 1991, Wilkinson Williams has been the leading advisory specialist firm acting in the U.K.’s out-of-town retail market. Representing many leading landlords and More …

UK > USA based TripActions is set to open offices in Amsterdam and London as a part of international expansion

tripactions The corporate travel management company, TripActions is set to open two offices in Europe in Amsterdam and London as a part of its global expansion strategy. The EMEA operations will be headquartered in Amsterdam and London office will support its key customers and travelers. A first end- to- end travel startup, TripActions aims to establish its global footprint while competing More …

UK > USA based Salesforce is set to invest $2.5 billion over the next five years in the UK

Salesforce logo Ahead of Prime Minister May’s Tech Investment Roundtable at 10 Downing Street, USA based Salesforce has pledged to invest in growth, innovation and customer success in the UK. Salesforce recently opened Salesforce Innovation Center in Salesforce Tower London and also announced to expand its UK data center. Salesforce is the global leader in CRM and the company plans to invest More …

UK > USA based Nestlé Purina PetCare is set to acquire a majority stake in UK based Tails.com

Nestle purina logo Tails.com is a direct- to- customer tailor—made dog nutrition business that feeds more than 100,000 dogs in the UK. As the personalized as well as subscription based pet nutrition businesses are growing rapidly,  Nestlé Purina PetCare majority stake is bound to present significant growth opportunities for both the companies. Tails.com is a company that is working on bringing tailored dog More …

UK > Canada based Stars Group acquires UK based Sky Betting and Games for $4.7 billion  

stars group logo Owners of PokerStars, Stars Group acquires UK based Sky Betting and Gaming from CVC for $4.7 billion to position itself for potential U.S. market opening. The acquisition turns the online poker giant into a major sports betting player with a strong foothold in Europe to U.S. if the market fully opens. The cash and stock deal was made with CVC More …

UK > India based YES BANK is set to open representative offices in UK and Singapore

YES Bank logo The fourth largest private sector bank in India, YES BANK, is set to open two representative offices in London and Singapore after receiving permission from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cater to the NON Resident Indian (NRI) population. YES BANK is venturing into international territory to expand services after a first representative office in Abu Dhabi in April 2015. More …

UK > USA based TransUnion is set to acquire UK based Callcredit for £1 billion ($1.4 billion)

transunion logo Expanding its international position, USA based TransUnion is set to acquire Callcredit Information Group Ltd. which is the second largest and the fastest growing consumer credit bureau in the UK. Callcredit is headquartered in Leeds, UK and was founded in 2000. Callcredit provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions. According to Jim Peck, More …

UK > Canada based Optimal Payments Plc. is set to acquire London based Skrill for €1.1 billion (US$1.3 billion)

Optimal Payments logo A global provider of online and mobile payment processing services, Optimal Payments Plc., is set to acquire Skrill Group. Skrill Group is a subsidiary CVC Funds and other shareholder and Optimal is set to acquire Skrill for approximately €1.1 billion (US$ 1.3 billion). Skrill is one of the leading digital payment of Europe business that provide digital wallet solutions and More …