Acquisition search – security sector

Our client has funds readily available to acquire an established business operating in the security sector. The business will:- preferably be based in the North West region (Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester or Cheshire), but other locations will be considered; have…

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CLB Coopers acts for Puro Ventures in Stobart acquisition

Logistics group, Eddie Stobart has bought a 50% stake in business-to-business freight services firm, Puro Ventures, which trades as Speedy Freight, in a transaction supported by the Corporate Finance team at CLB Coopers. Puro Ventures, which is based in Knutsford,…

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CLB Coopers supports sale of Metflex to global technology group

Lancashire-based Metflex Holding Company Limited has announced it has been acquired by global technology group, Freudenberg, in a deal that will see it become part of its international Sealing Technologies division. Founded in 1919 and based at premises in Great…

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CLB Coopers acts for Stirling Lloyd PLC

US-based GCP Applied Technologies Inc., a leading global provider of specialist construction chemicals and building materials, has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Knutsford-headquartered Stirling Lloyd PLC. The shareholders and management team at Stirling Lloyd were advised…

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CLB Coopers advises Sudlows on acquisition

The Corporate Finance team at CLB Coopers has advised leading technical infrastructure specialist, Sudlows, on its acquisition of Progressive Network Solutions, a provider of technical installation services across the UK. The team, with Simon Carruthers as lead, provided financial due diligence on…

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AM Support Services acquires Cleanex Contract Services

AM Support Services, the Lancashire-headquartered facilities management, cleaning and security firm, has acquired Stoke-on-Trent-based industrial cleaning company Cleanex Contract Services. The deal, for an undisclosed sum, will add around £1.4m in turnover to Morecambe-based AM Support Services as well as…

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