1987-05-14, English, Article, Journal or magazine article, Poster, chart, other edition: Spring fever sweeps through UK firms. Madden, Dave

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Physical Description
  • photograph
  • table UK IT industry acquisitions in April 1987.
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Published
  • Reed Business Information Ltd., 1987 May 14
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Spring fever sweeps through UK firms.
Appears In
  • Computer Weekly, no.n1063, 1987 May 14, p16(1) (ISSN: 0010-4787)
Author
  • Madden, Dave
Published
  • Reed Business Information Ltd., 1987 May 14
Physical Description
  • photograph
  • table UK IT industry acquisitions in April 1987.
  • Magazine/​Journal article
Subjects
Target Audience
  • Trade
Summary
  • Regent Assoc managing director Peter Rowell has high hopes for his company, the first European intermediary for information technology (IT) industry acquisitions, launched in London in Apr 87. Regent Assoc plans to take advantage of a UK trend toward US acquisitions, as tracked by US firm Broadview Assoc. Broadview reports a 65 percent rise in IT acquisitions in 86; in the UK Regent forecasts 600 IT acquisitions worldwide valued at $1 million or more. Rowell states that Regent will provide services for IT companies with sales between 1 million pounds sterling and 80 million pounds sterling, specifically targeting acquisitions business over other buying or selling strategies, such as flotation. He predicts that, within 5 years, Regent Assoc will be handling 30 percent to 40 percent of European IT takeover business, including continental and transatlantic business. Rowell explains that "the buoyant pound and the historical weakness of U.K. companies setting up in the US will fuel acquisitions."
Notes
  • photograph
  • table UK IT industry acquisitions in April 1987.
Language
  • English
Database
  • Gale Academic OneFile
  • Gale General OneFile
Identifier
  • 5260317

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