CLB Coopers advises Fruitapeel in sale to Puratos

The Corporate Finance and Tax teams at CLB Coopers have advised the management of Fruitpeel in the acquisition by international company, Puratos. Fruit and confectionary sauce manufacturer, Fruitapeel, was founded in 2006 by Terry and Debbie Haigh; it is headquartered…

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Autumn Budget report 2017 – what you need to know

As we expected with Brexit looming, there was wide speculation that yesterday’s Budget would be a balanced one with no great surprises. The Chancellor in his first Autumn Statement delivered what was a relatively quiet one for UK businesses, however there were…

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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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Taking Account – Summer 2017

In our latest Taking Account newsletter, we look at:- Research & Development Tax claims – assessing your eligibility The value of due diligence New Insolvency rules Avoiding the post-deal pitfalls Changes to Directors loan accounts If you would like to…

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CLB Coopers supports MBO of Flock Development & Research Limited

The management team at Cheshire-based Flock Development & Research Limited, the world’s largest manufacturer of flocked applicators, has undertaken a management buy-out, advised by our Corporate Finance and Tax teams. Flock Developments & Research, which is based in Stalybridge, designs…

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CLB Coopers supports MBO of Fruitapeel Limited

The management team at West Lancashire-based company, Fruitapeel, the UK’s fastest growing fruit and confectionery sauce manufacturer, has undertaken a management buy-out, supported by our Corporate Finance and Tax teams. The deal sees Terry and Deborah Haigh take over ownership from…

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CLB Coopers supports MBO of Metamark (UK)

Metamark (UK),  a specialist in adhesive vinyl sign and digital print media, has undergone a £62m management buyout, supported by the Corporate Finance and Tax teams at CLB Coopers. The management team, backed by private equity company Primary, has been…

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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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