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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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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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