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The TEW Group

TEW Engineering

Business activity Engineering solutions Client comment “Selling up was part of a five-year plan”
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S P Shutler

Business activity Environmental Health Consultancy Acquired by ALcontrol Laboratories, UK Client comment "Your company needs to be ready...but so does the market"
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Sportsafe UK

Business activity Sports manufacturer Acquired by ABEO Client comment “I love growth. I didn't want to hold back the business"
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Nyquist Solutions

Business activity Product design company, specialising in automotive diagnostics Acquired by Bartec Client comment “As a business owner, you just get a feeling… It was time to sell.”
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TCL Transport

Business activity Milk tanker hire Acquired by Turner & Co (UK) Client comment “Getting fired was the best thing that ever happened to us.”
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Pitlivie Holdings/ MacIntyre Chocolate Systems

Business activity Manufacturer of equipment primarily to the chocolate and confectionery industry Acquired by Probat Client comment “I’m a good salesman. I reckon I could sell most things to anybody, but selling a company is a different matter…”
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Business activity Provider of technology solutions to the global media industry Acquired by Miranda Technologies (Belden Inc) Client comment “Our buyer was a multi-billion-dollar company, and had a team of 16 full-time lawyers…”
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Business activity Designer and manufacturer of character gadgets and gifts Acquired by Zeon Client comment “We were shocked how many potential buyers BCMS found…”
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Personal Homefinders

Business activity Full-service lettings agent Acquired by Countrywide PLC Client comment “Selling a business isn’t pain free, but BCMS made it as pain free as possible!”
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The Preactor Group

Business activity Planning and scheduling software solutions for manufacturing and service industries Acquired by Siemens AG Client comment “The BCMS process was very structured, and we felt in good hands."
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Recommended Hotels

Business activity Outsourced sales and marketing solutions for hotels, apartments and venues Acquired by Cultuzz Digital Media GmbH Client comment “We became a 24/7 operation and it was intense.”
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Action Pumps

Business activity Leading supplier of water pump systems Acquired by Tricel Client comment “BCMS shielded us from making silly mistakes…”
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Rockett Interactive

Business activity Digital marketing agency Acquired by iProspect, a Dentsu Aegis company Client comment “We were just exhausted maintaining the pace…”

Precise Component Manufacture Ltd

Business activity Producer of precision engineering components and assemblies Acquired by Blauvelt Capital Partners Client comment “The competition BCMS creates gets you the deal.”
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Rainbow Dust Colours

Business activity Decoration glitters and colour edibles for cake-decorating Acquired by Real Good Food plc Client comment “Running such a strong business was beyond our comfort zone."
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Kent Social Care Professionals

Business activity Healthcare recruitment Acquired by City & County Healthcare Group Client comment “We were winning more contracts than ever before…”
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Business activity Specialist provider of PLM software and support services Acquired by Addnode Group Client comment “You can’t possibly know who is best suited to buy your business!”
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PCM Healthcare

Business activity Medical communications Acquired by Cogora (UK) Client comment “Doctors told me I might not walk again… that was the tipping point”
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South Lincs Foodservice

Business activity Food and catering equipment wholesaler Acquired by Bidvest Foodservice Client comment “It’s nerve-wracking and exciting. There’s always the worry of: ‘Is it the right thing to be doing?’”
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Show Data Systems

Business activity Event registration software Acquired by Jonas Software Client comment “I knew I wanted to sell, I just didn’t know how to go about it.”
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Business activity High-quality watch repairs, specialising in premium brands Acquired by Aurum Holdings, owners of Goldsmiths, Watches of Switzerland and Mappin & Webb Client comment “My goal was to build a national chain and then sell it."
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Specialised Orthotic Services

Business activity Medical support products Acquired by Drive Medical Client comment “When I finally leave work it’s going to be a big moment for me.”
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Business activity Aerospace & Defence components Acquired by Haas Group Client comment “Be clear that your business will change after it has been acquired. You cannot hold onto it.”
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Inverclyde Biologicals

Business activity Blood diagnostics manufacturer and distributor Acquired by Source Bioscience Client comment “We set the industry standard, but I was tiring of the industry demands”
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