Fast growing Derbyshire valve business buys out private equity investor

The management team at Leengate Valves has completed a buyout of its private equity partner, YFM Equity Partners. The Derbyshire-based wholesaler turns over £12m a...

Goldman Sachs makes £75m investment into TopHat

TopHat, the modular housing manufacturer, has closed a £75m capital investment by Goldman Sachs. Founded in early 2016, TopHat commenced production in early 2018 at...

Turnover boost for East Midlands travel specialist

Solmar Villas is to celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2019 and has marked that milestone moment by increasing turnover by 28% to just over...

Profit before tax at Games Workshop in line to reach £80m

Following on from Games Workshop's half year report in January, trading to 7 April 2019 has "continued well."   Compared to the same period in...

Burton-upon-Trent industrial services and rental company shows “signs of early recovery”

Northbridge Industrial Services plc, the Burton-upon-Trent industrial services and rental company, is at "a turning point" with both divisions of the business showing "signs...

Notts County winding-up petition adjourned

HMRC have adjourned a winding up petition against Notts County until Wednesday 5 June. This gives the club more time to pay a tax bill...

Sellick Partnership sells majority stake to European services business

Sellick Partnership Limited, the independent recruitment company, has sold a majority stake to Samsic, one of Europe’s largest soft service providers. The existing management team,...

Cautious start to 2019 for Midlands deal makers

Midlands deal makers have made a “somewhat cautious start to 2019,” according to new figures from Experian, with only 197 deals having been announced...

Upped Sports Direct offer rejected by Debenhams

Debenhams has rejected a new offer made by Sports Direct this morning (Tuesday 9 April). The revised proposal would have seen Shirebrook-based Sports Direct...

Debenhams reject Sports Direct deal

Following Sports Direct's proposal to underwrite a £150 million equity issuance by Debenhams, the retailer has received a letter from Debenhams rejecting the deal...

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Treasury ‘cash grab’ frustrating and misguided, says R3 Midlands

Government plans to repay HMRC ahead of pension schemes, trade creditors and lenders in insolvency procedures have been branded a ‘frustrating and misguided cash...