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M&A Activity on the Menu

When it comes to M&A, the food and beverage sector has seen some interesting activity in the first quarter of 2016. This follows a record breaking 2015 which notably saw H.J. Heinz Company merge with Kraft Foods Group in a deal which is expected to result in the company posting revenues of around $28 billion.

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Why Cyber Security is Essential in M&A

As M&A activity increases worldwide, unfortunately so does cyber-crime. Now whilst the two are in no way related, there is no hiding the fact that there has been a number of high profile incidents in recent times, with major companies such as eBay, Target and Yahoo! all being the victims of such crimes.

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How M&A Impacts Your Staff

When businesses consider the possibility of a merger or acquisition, the benefits of the change are examined; improved profitability, availability of new markets and enhanced/strengthened competitive position. Now, while it is difficult to argue that these aspects of M&A can be extremely good for a company’s bottom line, the same may not be true for the business’ employees.

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Middle Market M&A

While there is much focus on large M&A deals, as well as a vested interest in start-up acquisitions, the middle market can at times be overlooked.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Acquisition Of Titan New Lifts Limited By Elevator Engineering Enterprises Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed for the sale of Titan New Lifts Ltd to Elevator Engineering Enterprises Ltd.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of UPS Systems PLC & Data Centre Response Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed between UPS Systems PLC and Data Centre Response Ltd.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Spokemead Maintenance Limited To Bilby PLC

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed between Spokemead Maintenance Ltd and Bilby PLC.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Sale Of Programmable Systems Design Limited To Innovative Control Systems

Benchmark International is pleased to announce that a deal has been agreed between Programmable Systems Design Ltd and Innovative Control Systems.

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Benchmark International Advises On The Deal Between Tricorn Systems Limited And Valuechain.Com

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the successful sale of Tricorn Systems Limited to Valuechain.com.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Melpass Limited to Vil Holdings Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to have advised on an agreed deal for the sale of Melpass Limited to Vil Holdings Limited.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Pocketbond Limited to Bachmann Europe Plc

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Pocketbond Limited to Bachmann Europe Plc.

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Underground Vision Client Testimonial {video}

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of CH4 Gas Utility & Maintenance Services Limited to Smart Metering Systems Plc

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of CH4 Gas Utility & Maintenance Services Limited to Smart Metering Systems Plc.

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Benchmark International Advises on 1st Class Holidays Deal

Benchmark International is pleased to announce a £2.5 million deal between Manchester-based 1st Class Holidays, a leading provider of tailor-made luxury holidays, and PHD Private Equity.

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What’s on the Menu for 2016 Food & Beverage M&A?

Acquisition activity in the global food sector was hot during 2015 and is expected to remain strong in 2016.  Two such examples of acquisitions in the sector last year include the announcement of the megamerger between AB InBev and SABMiller at £71bn - a deal expected to be formally completed early this year - with AB InBev reportedly selling a number of bonds to finance the takeover. The second quarter of 2015 saw the acquisition of British chocolatier, Thorntons, by Italian family-owned company Ferrero, which saw the latter acquire a 70% stake for £70 million in a deal that valued the entire group at £132 million.

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G.B. Access Limited Acquired by Ashtead Plant Hire Company Limited (A-Plant)

International M&A expert, Benchmark International, has successfully assisted with the sale of G.B. Access Limited (G.B. Access) to Ashtead Plant Hire Company Limited (A-Plant).

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Berriewood Wholesaler LLP to VioVet Limited

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Berriewood Wholesaler LLP to VioVet Limited.

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Bailey Morris Client Testimonial {video}

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Complete Limited to Sparks Commercial Services

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Complete Limited to Sparks Commercial Services.

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Benchmark International Advises on the Sale of Yeovil Plumbing Supplies Limited to the Bradfords Group

Benchmark International is pleased to announce the sale of Yeovil Plumbing Supplies Limited to the Bradfords Group.

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