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Jan 2018
How do you win business? For many of our clients, it’s very often a combination of the Three Rs – repeat work, referrals and recommendations.
Jan 2018
It’s not every day you’re presenting in front of an audience when a Spitfire takes off behind you. But that’s exactly what happened to me this week at the historic Imperial War Museum in Cambridge.
Jan 2018
Irish engineering group Tricel has increased its UK market share with the acquisition of pump manufacturer Action Pumps Ltd, in a deal advised by BCMS.
Jan 2018
Some interesting news to start the new year in Mergers & Acquisitions.  The board at GKN, a FTSE 100 business, and one of the UK’s biggest engineering firms, has roundly rejected an unsolicited £7bn offer from an interested acquirer.
Jan 2018
Shepard, an event production company, has announced the acquisition of Northern Virginia-based Production Associates.
Dec 2017
In a year dominated by wranglings over Brexit, and the air of uncertainty and change, one thing has remained constant. In BCMS’ experience, the market for business sales is remarkably strong.
Dec 2017
The UK’s third largest bakery chain, Coopland & Son, has received an investment of £8.5m from BGF to accelerate the rollout of its shops across the north of England.
Dec 2017
Perhaps because of the megadeals and mergers that make the headlines – think Heinz and Kraft, or Dow Chemical acquiring DuPont – many business owners automatically assume that the most likely acquirer for their business will be a close competitor.
Nov 2017
Well, what do we make of that? Chancellor Philip Hammond, known for his nickname ‘Spreadsheet Phil’, has delivered a budget with few thrills, and a lot of caution.
Nov 2017
We are delighted to announce that the BCMS-advised merger of Aergo Solutions LLC and Citadel Outsource Group, LLC was recognized as Deal of the Year ($10 – $25 million) at the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.
Nov 2017
PSAV, a leading global provider of audiovisual and event technology services, has acquired Concise Ltd. (“Concise” or “Company”), one of the largest and most trusted providers of interactive live event software applications.
Nov 2017
Sweden’s Polystar has acquired P-OSS Solutions of Spain, in a deal that brings together two of the leading innovators in the telecoms network performance analytics industry.


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