UK > Viavi Solutions is set to acquire Test and Measurement business of Cobham plc. for $455 million

Viavi Solutions logo Subject to certain customary closing adjustments, Viavi Solutions Inc. is set to acquire Cobham Test and Measurement for $455 million cash consideration. Approved by the Board of Directors of both companies, the acquisition is expected to close during the second half of VIAVI’s fiscal year 2018, subject to obtaining clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, as well as other More …

UK > Japan based NEC Corporation to acquire UK based Northgate Public Services Limited (NPS) for GBP 475 million ($677.8 million)

NEC logo Accelerating NEC’s international business, NEC Corporation is set to acquire UK based IT services company NPS for GBP 475 million ($677.8 million) from leading international private equity firm Cinven. The expected acquisition completion date is end of January 2018. Working mainly in the UK, NPS develops software and services for the public sector and employs approximately 1,400 software engineers in More …

UK > U.S based Molson Coors Brewing Company acquires UK based Aspall Cyder Limited

molson coors logo Molson Coors and Aspall, are joining hands as Aspall Cyber Limited by Molson Coors. Both brewing companies are built with a passion for building extraordinary brands and both companies also have similar family-orientated ownership structures. Run by the eighth generation of the family of Clement Chevallier and founded in 1728, Aspall’s quality portfolio includes premium cider, leading specialty vinegars including More …

UK > France based TRIGO acquires 100% of the capital of the UK based Bridge Group

Trigo logo For ensuring its development platform on UK territory in the automotive, aerospace and heavy transportation industries, TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of Bridge Group from its founder Neil Endley. The acquisition will also augment TRIGO from the Bridge Group’s proven expertise in supplier turnaround management, training and technical resourcing to further enrich TRIGO’s global supply chain performance service More …

UK > US based Vector Capital invests $77 million in UK based CloudSense

Vector Capital logo US based Vector Capital has decided to invest $77 million growth investment in CloudSense, a leading Salesforce- native industry specific cloud company. The funding will be utilized to accelerate CloudSense’s global expansion program and will concentrate specially in the North American market. The investment will also be utilized for development of enterprise focused vertical solutions and product innovation in CloudSense. More …

UK > Australia based Lendlease and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) launch build-to-rent investment partnership with an initial target to invest £1.5 billion ($2.076 billion) in U.K.

LENDLEASE LOGO Lendlease, a leading property and infrastructure group and CPPIB have set an initial target to invest £1.5 billion ($2.076 billion) in the U.K. With an investment of c.£450 million in the next phase of new homes that will be for rent, CPPIB will invest c.£350 million for 80 per cent and Lendlease will invest the balance. The development is at More …

UK > USA based BorgWarner is set to acquire UK based Sevcon for $200 million

Borgwarner logo Sevcon Inc., a global player in electrification technologies, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by USA based BorgWarner as it complements BorgWarner’s power electronics capabilities to provide electrified propulsion solutions. According to James Verrier, President and CEO of BorgWarner: “This acquisition supports our existing strategy to supply leading technology for all types of propulsion systems; combustion, hybrid and More …

Scotland > India based HCL Technologies to buy ETL Factory for 7 million pounds ($9.37 million)

hcl logo ETL Factory Limited, which does business as Datawave, has created an innovative data automation platform and is set to be acquired by India based HCL Technologies. The automation platform enables its customers to execute large scale, complex data- migration and data- integration projects in a faster and smarter way. Datawave, ETL’s flagship product, won the Informatica Innovation Award and is More …