| 10th May 2013
Rickitt Mitchell provides strategic advice to APS Salads
| 10th April 2013
Ice cream maker Fredericks Dairies sold for £49mBUSINESS DESK
FAMILY-owned ice cream maker Fredericks Dairies has been sold for £49m to R&R Ice Cream, the pan-European group.
Skelmersdale-based Fredericks, which makes ice creams and lollies for major food brands including Cadbury, Del Monte and Britvic, and was the sole...
| 21st December 2012
MoneyPlus buys debt solutions businessINSIDER Consumer financial management group MoneyPlus Group has bought Personal Touch Debt Solutions from Solihull-based Personal Touch Financial Services.
Palatine Private Equity backed a management buyout of Salford-based MoneyPlus Group in June 2011 and this is its sixth...
| 6th December 2012
Acal to sell its IT parts division to management teamMANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Technology firm Acal has agreed to sell a Warrington-based division to its management team.
Acal Supply Chain's UK parts business, formerly known as ServiceSource Europe, employs around 100 staff at its base in Appleton.
It supplies new and refurbished...
| 30th November 2012
Neil Mitchell promoted to DirectorTHEBUSINESSDESK.COM
MANCHESTER-based corporate finance boutique Rickitt Mitchell has promoted Neil Mitchell to director.
Mr Mitchell, joined the Deansgate-based firm eight years ago as a corporate finance executive and later moved up to become an associate director.
He has advised on...
| 28th November 2012
Rickitt Mitchell benefits from dealmakers' global networkMANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Corporate finance advisory practice Rickitt Mitchell has bolstered its pipeline of international transactions after becoming the UK representative of a global network of dealmakers.
Rickitt Mitchell's membership of M&A Europe - which despite its name has...
| 5th November 2012
Claremont Group Interiors disposes of Viewpoint to management teamMANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Fit-out and refurbishment firm Claremont Group Interiors today announced the disposal of its Viewpoint division to its management team.
Viewpoint, established in 1995, provides audio-visual, multi-media and communications services to corporate, education and public...
| 2nd November 2012
Lock detects sound dealINSIDER
Metal detection equipment manufacturer Lock Inspection Systems has been bought by US company Illinois Tool Works (ITW) in a deal aimed at expanding its international operations.
| 1st November 2012
Moss graces Old TraffordINSIDER
Word reaches Corporate Raider of a sporting DVD with a difference that has been doing the rounds at Manchester Corporate Finance firm, Rickitt Mitchell.
The DVD is a recording of this year's Christie Dream Team Cup match, played at Old Trafford between NCC Group...
| 11th September 2012
WEMS International sells £13m majority stake to fund growth opportunitiesMANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Wireless energy firm WEMS International has sold a majority stake to private equity investors WHEB Partners and Hermes GPE (through the Hermes GPE Environmental Innovation Funds) as it looks to fuel growth both at home and abroad. The deal valued the business at...