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Jul 2017
The real value in any event is the content, and a successful event is defined by its ability to deliver insights, information and often surprising new perspectives. Last month’s How to handle an offer on your business, held in conjunction with BCMS...
Jul 2017
Personal motives come first for entrepreneurs thinking of selling up, according to a new survey by BCMS. Analysis from around 100 business owners found that 70% cited issues such as achieving a better work/life balance, burnout, and retirement as...
Jul 2017
Leading finance magazine Moneyweek has been acquired by Dennis, in a deal advised by BCMS. The brand will join Dennis’ Current Affairs division, which include award winning, market-leading titles,​ The Week and ​The Week Junior, TheWeek.co.uk  and ​...
Jul 2017
Leading customer experience management platform provider Abacus Software Ltd, which trades as Abacus e-Media, has sold its applicant tracking software division to software specialist Giant Precision Limited, in a deal advised by BCMS. Abacus’s...
Jun 2017
It had to happen sooner or later. Sheffield now has more people working in the digital economy than metal manufacturing. A new report says 21,000 people are employed in creative digital industries, finally overtaking the 20,000 workers in the metal...
Jun 2017
In the uber-competitive world of UK retail, I admire high street stalwart Timpson. Maybe it’s the curious mix of tiny shops offering a myriad of services, from key-cutting and trophy engraving to shoe repairs and phone screen repairs. Perhaps it’s...
Jun 2017
The US$485m acquisition of Allworld Exhibitions by UBM plc has won the M&A Deal of the Year (US$250m-$500m) at the 9th Annual International M&A Awards. The ceremony was held on June 12 at the New York Athletic Club, New York City. BCMS acted...
Jun 2017
Global development company DAI has acquired the HPI Group, which consists of Health Partners International (HPI) and WISE Development. BCMS acted as advisor to the shareholders of the HPI Group. Based in Lewes, Sussex, UK, HPI is a partnership that...

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