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Surge in UK M&A activity by Japanese companies in 2016, despite Brexit vote

Japanese companies spent $33.5bn on acquiring UK companies in 2016, compared to only $9.5bn in 2015. Contrary to some expectations, there was an increased number and value of such deals, according to Dealogic data published by the Financial Times. Much of the value was made up of a single deal,…

W&B advises Nikon on strategic UK acquisition

White & Black has advised Nikon Corporation, the globally renowned leader in imaging technology, on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Mark Roberts Motion Control Limited (MRMC). MRMC is an award-winning UK-based manufacturer of robotic motion control solutions, whose ground breaking products enable remote and automatic capture…

Experian strengthens its position in fraud detection services

$360million purchase follows a previous acquisition in the fraud detection segment. Experian plc, a FTSE 100 company providing credit checking services, decision analytics and marketing services, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CSIdentity Corporation (CSID), a provider of consumer identity management and fraud detection services…