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First has completed the protracted acquisition of North American transport group Laidlaw this week. The £1.6 billion deal gives Aberdeen-based... continue
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Bus News
GO NORTH East is to expand its operations in the Derwentside area following the conclusion of a deal to acquire the local bus operations of Stanley... continue
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Stockwatch
Well it was another mixed fortnight for our portfolio of transport stocks, with gains and losses in equal proportion. Stepping ahead was First which... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Deniz Huseyin
Debt recovery businesses Menai and North West Commercial Services have merged to form new company Excel Civil Enforcement. Chairman of the new firm... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Mark Moran
Acquiring and enhancing two established parking enforcement IT brands has been a challenge, admits Neky, managing director of Bristol-based IT... continue
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Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Potential buyers were lining up this week after it emerged that Cardiff Council is considering the sale of a 40% stake in Cardiff Bus, one of the... continue
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Opinion
The sale of council-owned bus operators to the private sector has had a troubled history in recent years. The sale of Bournemouth-based Yellow Buses... continue
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Regular News
FIRST HAS announced that talks with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice are proceeding well and it now expects to conclude its... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Deniz Huseyin
APCOA has bought the European business of American-owned rival Central Parking System (CPS). Months of negotiation with Central Parking Corporation... continue
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Bus News
The Office of Fair Trading has announced that it has given its blessing for Sunderland-based Arriva to acquire Stagecoach’s Darlington bus... continue
Parking Review
Business News
A private equity fund has made an offer to take over enforcement IT specialist Civica. The Civica board said the approach is unsolicited and is... continue
Categories: acquisitions, All of UK
Parking Review
Business News
Liberty Services suppliers of parking enforcement stationery have bought Print Directive from Communisis Printing. Liberty supply many local... continue
Categories: acquisitions, All of UK
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Bus News
The Office of Fair Trading has announced that it is inviting comment on the expected acquisition of Stagecoach’s Darlington operations by local... continue
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Business Comment
TO paraphrase an old metaphor: you wait for ages for one deal to come along then three do at once. Rotala, the AIM-listed transport investment group... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter has expressed interest in bidding for US express coach operator Greyhound if First Group decides to sell the... continue
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Bus News
AIM-LISTED transport investment group Rotala made a series of deals last week that will significantly expand its bus operations in the West Midlands... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
NATIONAL EXPRESS has cemented its place in the Spanish bus market with the news that it had last week concluded a deal to acquire Madrid-based bus... continue
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Bus News
FIRST HAS gained shareholder approval for its planned acquisition of US transport group Laidlaw, but faced vocal protests from the trade unions over... continue
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Bus News
FIRST IS to expand its operations in the west of Scotland with a deal to acquire the local bus services of long established and respected... continue
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Business Comment
THE purchase of Continental Auto by National Express is no doubt being celebrated and feted in the group’s offices  above Bond Street... continue
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