Business Sale News

HC-One, the UK’s largest care home provider, has been put up for sale with a price tag of GBP [more]
A UK-based producer or spirits and wines has appointed investment bank Rothschild to advise on a way forward, with options including a £200m sale of the comp [more]
Poundworld has officially been put up for sale by its private equity owner, TPG Capital, according to the latest reports. [more]
A building company in the New Forest area that was founded 110 years ago has filed for administration this week, after a series of long-term losses ate into the firm’s profit margi [more]
A businessman who made his name in the education industry is lining up the sale of his latest venture, which helps universities find overseas students and sells spaces on courses to them. [more]
AIR studios, which was set up by legendary Beatles producer George Martin, is being put up for sale. [more]
Private equity company Bridgepoint is selling Care UK, which is Britain's largest provider of NHS serv [more]
Whitbread bosses are believed to be contemplating hiving off the Costa Coffee chain in what would essentially represent a break-up of the FTSE 100 quoted business. [more]
The owners of Young's Seafood have placed the British frozen food manufacturer up for sale, confirming intense speculation that took place over the winter pe [more]
First Milk has announced that it will sell off two of its creameries in Scotland that produce premium cheeses, saying that the cost of keeping them running is too high. [more]
A Bedfordshire-based rose growing specialist, Chessum Plants Limited, has fallen into administration and is being sold with the help of Begbies Traynor. [more]
FC Business Intelligence, which organises events around the world for the energy, pharmaceutical and insurance industries, is reportedly up for sale for between £70m and & [more]
Rolls-Royce has announced it will sell its fuel injection company L'Orange to US firm Woodward in a £610 million deal as part of its plans to boost its balance sheet and boost the capital available to the firm for use in pursuing opportunities that will provide greater [more]
Struggling baby and toddler clothing retailer Mothercare is fast running out of cash and believed to be investigating new avenues to raise finance quickly. [more]
High street DIY chain Homebase is up for sale, after its Australian owner has begun sounding out potential buyers just two years after its ill-fated acquisition of the firm. [more]
The Prezzo restaurant chain has announced that creditors have officially backed a proposal that will see the group close 94 of its restaurants, which amounts to around one third of the chain's s [more]
The UK chain of Italian restaurants has appointed KPMG to woo private equity buyers. [more]
Hawthorn Leisure, a firm led by co-founder CEO Gerry Carroll, is being put up for sale by majority owners Avenue Capital. [more]
A buyer is sought for a maker of modular buildings based near Hull after hard trading conditions saw it enter administration. [more]
Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has revealed it is selling its insurance arm to Phoenix Group for GBP3.2bn. [more]