Deal Diary

Welcome to Acquisition International’s Deal Diary, the place where we showcase exciting deals from across the globe. With each diary entry, we’ll be taking a comprehensive look at the inner workings of the deal in question and will be venturing behind the scenes to take a look at the dedicated professionals involved in ensuring its success.

Here you will discover the most active deal makers and a comprehensive catalogue of the transactions they have been involved with.

Tier 1: The Website - Go live worldwide within 24 hours!

Within 24 hours of booking, we'll upload your deal and company profile - including contact details and links to your homepage - right here on our site, putting you and your firm in front of
40,000 visitors every month!

You will, of course, get a full company bio, including your contact details and fully clickable links direct to your website, and to make sure the people who matter will be able to find every deal you and your firm have been involved in at the click of a button, all of the deals posted on the Deal Diary site are incredibly easy to search by firm name, individual name, sector or region. We even have an automatically updated deal leaderboard (right). 

Tier 2: The Newsletter - Direct to 108,000 subscribers!

Your involvement in the deal will be featured on our weekly Deal Round-Up newsletter,  published via email every Thursday to a global audience of  108,000. Your deal write-up will also include hyperlinked images and logos, taking readers straight to your homepage. That’s a potential 108,000 clicks every month!

Tier 3: The Publication - Sent to 108,000 people in 170 countries!

The deal and your involvement will appear in the Deal Diary section of our monthly magazine, distributed to 108,000 people in 170 countries around the world. This is where you can tell us all about the deal and how you made it happen, providing the perfect opportunity to shout about your firm’s experience, expertise and the great work you’ve been doing.

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Shakespeare Martineau Advise on RCapital Investment's in Summit and Hotelcare
August 27, 2015
Trowers & Hamlin Advise on Cygnet Healthcare Acquisition of Alpha Hospitals
August 27, 2015
Sparebanken Hedmark Advise on Procuritas Capital Investors Investment in Daldata
August 27, 2015
Allen & Overy Advise on AMP Capital & 3i Infrastructure's Acquisition of Esvagt
August 27, 2015
Grant Thornton UK LLP Advise on Safestay's Acquisition of Smart City Hostel
August 27, 2015
Trigon Advise on Public Consulting Group's Acquisition of Librus from Oresa Ventures
August 27, 2015
Ashurst Advise During Omers's acquisition of Environmental Resources Management
August 20, 2015
CMS Advise During Echo BV’s Acquisition of a Stake in Echo Investment
August 20, 2015
Baker & McKenzie Advise During Walmark's Acquisition of Pneumolan
August 20, 2015
JAC's Acquisition of NXP RF Power Business
August 20, 2015
Grant Thornton Advise Four Communications investment from BGF
August 20, 2015
Allen & Overy Advise During HIG European Capital Partners' Acquisition of Centros Unico
August 20, 2015

Grant Thornton Advise Four Communications investment from BGF

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In August 2015, BGF backed the UK’s sixth largest independent communications agency with a £10m investment to help it prepare for significant expansion.

BGF took a minority stake in London-headquartered Four Communications (Four) which also has offices in Edinburgh, Abu Dhabi and Dubai and employs over 200 staff across its four offices. Four’s key services include public relations, public affairs, marketing, sponsorship, digital & content and media planning & buying with a particular focus on the property, travel, culture, healthcare, financial services and public sectors.

As part of the investment, the business also secured an additional debt facility from HSBC.

Four has experienced rapid growth over the past four years, doubling turnover from £15m in 2010 to over £32m in 2014, a record-breaking year for the agency, and is expected to increase this again by over 20 per cent organically in its current financial year ending December 2015.

Four has won numerous industry awards including UK Agency of the Year, Middle East Agency of the Year, Best New Agency, the UK’s Best External Campaign and a top 50 UK Businesses to Watch Recognition, and is now the number six independent communications agency in the UK according to PR Week.

BGF’s £10m growth capital investment will support the company in making a number of acquisitions in the UK, Middle East and South East Asia.  Over the past four years, Four has built a strong track record of acquiring and integrating communications agencies which offer complementary services to the group including bgb in 2011, Colman Getty in 2012, Kinross & Render in 2013, Consolidated PR in 2014 and most recently MSA Media in May 2015.

Founded in 2001, Four has over 600 clients across a number of sectors including Etihad Airways, The Man Booker Prizes, Sotheby’s International Realty, Intercontinental Hotels Group and Kinleigh Folkard and Hayward. Notable campaigns run by Four include UK Government PR Campaigns for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Cyber Streetwise, integrated & digital campaigns for The Wales Millennium Centre and Agatha Christie and marketing & media campaigns for St George.

Taylor Wessing Advises THMMS's Acquisition of EliteMedianet
August 13, 2015
DLA Piper Advises Oakley Capital on Acquisition of Shares in Daisy
August 13, 2015
Skadden Advises NFP Acquisition of BWD
August 13, 2015
Aberdeen Asset Management Acquisition of Arden Asset Management
August 13, 2015
Milbank Advises ProSiebenSat.1 on Acquisition of Verivox from Oakley Capital
August 13, 2015
Gunner Cooke Advises on Statesman Travel Acquisition of Greaves Travel
August 13, 2015
McDermott Will & Emery Advises Biota's Acquisition of Anaconda Pharma
August 6, 2015
JP Morgan Advises Opko's Acquisition of Bio-Reference Laboratorie
August 6, 2015
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