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Category Archives: Business Law

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Davis Blank Furniss acts for EFS on Thomas Harwood & Son acquisition

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Burnley-based EFS Global Ltd on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Thomas Harwood & Son Limited. The business, which was established in 1932 and is located in Bolton, provides nationwide haulage and distribution. The value of the transaction has not been disclosed. EFS Global is one of... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss acts for Pressure Tech Ltd on Asgard Engineering acquisition

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Hadfield-based Pressure Tech Ltd on its acquisition of Asgard Engineering Ltd. The value of the deal has not been disclosed. Asgard Engineering is located in Hyde and supplies precision CNC (computer numerical control) machined components – including pumps, valves, fasteners, and bone screws to various sectors such as aerospace,... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss acts for EFS on Courier Connections (Scotland) Ltd acquisition

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Burnley-based EFS Global Ltd on the acquisition of Courier Connections (Scotland) Ltd. The business, which provides distribution and haulage logistics services, has depots in Perth, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The value of this latest deal has not been disclosed. EFS Global is one of the North West’s largest freight forwarding... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss acts for EFS on Austin Wilkinson & Sons Ltd acquisition

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Burnley-based EFS Global Ltd on its acquisition of Atherton-based Austin Wilkinson for an undisclosed sum. Austin Wilkinson provides haulage, freight forwarding and logistics services – both in the UK and across Europe. EFS Global is one of the North West’s largest freight forwarding and haulage groups. It now has... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss acts in sale of 06 Ormskirk Ltd to the Chorley Group

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for the vendors of 06 Ormskirk Ltd in its sale to the Chorley Group, which included 06 Vauxhall Ormskirk and 06 Mitsubishi Skelmersdale, for an undisclosed sum. The two businesses will become part of the Chorley Group, which currently comprises nine franchises and 250 employees, and will trade as Chorley... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss acts for EFS Global on AFI UK acquisition

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Burnley-based EFS Global on its acquisition of AFI UK Limited for an undisclosed sum.  Headquartered at the World Freight Terminal in Manchester, AFI UK provides bespoke freight forwarding and logistics services – both in the UK and internationally. EFS Global is one of the North West’s largest import/export and... Read the rest of this entry →

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Andrew Ryan – Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution: “The last shot fired may not hit the target”

A (so-called) “battle of the forms” arises where two parties enter into negotiations with the intention of entering into a contract and each party attempts to conclude the contract on their own standard terms and conditions. The scenario often arises in negotiations between commercial suppliers and buyers of goods. In every case, in order to... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss acts for Crawfords LLP in deal with RPG Chartered Accountants

Royce Peeling Green Chartered Accountants (RPG) and Crawfords Chartered Accountants have signed a deal through which Crawfords will join RPG. The deal will complete on Wednesday 31st March 2021 and the new firm will be known as Royce Peeling Green incorporating Crawfords. Davis Blank Furniss’ business and employment teams advised Crawfords LLP and its owners... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss & UHY Hacker Young advise Cetus Solutions Ltd on its sale to Proact

Davis Blank Furniss and accountants UHY Hacker Young have advised Manchester (Trafford Park) based cloud and workspace specialist Cetus Solutions Ltd. on its sale to Proact – Europe’s leading independent data centre and cloud services provider. The deal enhances Proact’s market presence and adds further expertise for delivering cloud solutions and modern workspace services. Acquisitions... Read the rest of this entry →

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Davis Blank Furniss acts for EFS Global on Caistor Distribution acquisition

Davis Blank Furniss has acted for Burnley-based EFS Global on its acquisition of Caistor Distribution Limited for an undisclosed sum. Predominantly based in Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire, Caistor Distribution provides specialised logistics services including pallet distribution, general haulage and warehousing – both in the UK and internationally. EFS Global is one of the North West’s... Read the rest of this entry →

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