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Business Services Serco wins £415 million contract for Belmarsh West prison

5 July 2010

Contract Wins

Serco Group announced that its consortium has won a contract from the Ministry of Justice to provide and operate...

Business Services Bunzl acquires Global Net

5 July 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

Bunzl announced the acquisition of Etablissements Glorie...

Business Services Pearson in $497mn education acquisition in Brazil

22 July 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

Pearson announced that it is to acquire the learning systems division of Sistema Ed...

Business Services Global direct mail market set to grow

13 October 2010


The global direct mail advertising services market is forecast to reach $25 billion in 2015. The market is expected to recover from the global economic downturn, displaying short term steady growth...

Business Services Sales Force Automation software market forecast to hit $15 billion in 2015

15 October 2010


The Sales Force Automation (SFA) software market is set to reverse the trend of the current economic downturn, with predictions that the market will exceed the $15 billion mark by 2015. This is sai...

Business Services Pearson’s strategy to become a leading education technology provider is reaping dividends

25 October 2010


Pearson Group has reported a 7 percent increase in sales for the first 9 months of ...

Business Services New report says 70% of eLearning market in US and Europe

8 November 2010


The US and Europe account for over 70% of the global eLearning industry. The fastest growing market, howeve...

Business Services MPS Group Shareholders Approve Merger with Adecco

15 November 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

MPS Group, Inc. a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that its shareholders, at a special meeting of shareholders held earlier today in Ponte Vedra...

Business Services Capita acquires government communications expert Sungard

23 December 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

The Capita Group Plc announces that it has acquired SunGard Public Sector Holdings Ltd for £86 million on a cash free and debt free basis. Sungard is a supplier of ICT, radio network services...

Business Services US job market, economy struggles for momentum

7 January 2011


The US job market continues to struggle for momentum according to new government figures showing non-farm payrolls rose 103,000 during December, about 60,000 less than many economists had forecast....

Business Services Warehouse Giants AMB Property and ProLogis to Merge

31 January 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Warehouse and distribution center giants AMB Property Corporation and ProLogis said they have agreed to merge in a deal which will create a pre-eminent global industrial real estate ...

Business Services National Sickie Day to cost the UK economy £30 million

7 February 2011


The first Monday of February is now termed "National Sickie Day" with the volume of workers claiming and calling in "ill" expected to peak to an all-time high today. It is estimated that the total ...

Business Services Carillion announces new contracts with Virgin Media and Nationwide Building Society

6 April 2011

Contract Wins

Carillion PLC, the UK's leading support services company, has been awarded two contracts for facilities management services - one with Virgin Media, the other with N...

Business Services Acquisition of Tribal Group PLC’s Health & Government Divisions by Capita Group

11 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

It was announced today that Capita Group PLC has conditionally acquired two divisions of Tribal Group PLC - Health and Government - at a cost of £15.8 million,...

Business Services Capita Group increases portfolio by acquiring Right Document Solutions

15 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Leading UK BPO company, Capita, confirmed today that it has entered into a transaction to acquire document strategy company, Right Document Solutions (RDS). <...

Business Services BAE Systems Australia and Xchanging confirm continuation of contract until 2013

18 April 2011

Contract Wins

It was confirmed today that BAE Systems Australia has offered Xchanging an extension of its existing contract for the provision of procurement services, in a deal of...

Business Services Specialist offshore information provider, ODS-Petrodata, acquired by IHS Inc

18 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

It was confirmed today that international market intelligence and information provider, IHS Inc, has bought out specialist offshore information company, ODS-Petrodat...

Business Services Omnicom Group confirms net income increase of 23.6% in Q1 2011 results

19 April 2011


International corporate communications and marketing organisation, Omnicom Group, released its Q1 figures today. Omni...

Business Services Wright Express awarded contract renewal for fleet card services to the State of New Mexico

25 April 2011

Contract Wins

Continuing a long standing relationship, the government of the State of New Mexico has appointed Wright Express as the provider of its fleet card contract services until July 2012. Wright Expre...

Business Services Dyadem International Ltd confirmed as IHS’ second acquisition this year

27 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

It was confirmed today that international market intelligence and information provider, IHS Inc, has completed its second acquisition of the year, and also the month. The company has acquired the b...

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