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Prime Document, the Bury-based provider of outsourced document management services, has undergone a management buy-in backed by Maven Capital Partners.
Cyan Holdings has acquired Connode Holding, the Swedish supplier of wireless communication solutions to the UK Smart Metering Programme, for £6.8m.
LaSalle Investment Management has let three offices totalling 18,000 sq ft at Langley Quay in Berkshire to Adjuno, Atos IT Services and Muller Martini.
ResQ is to set up a business support call centre at Seaham in County Durham, with the creation of 1,200 jobs over the next three years.
Cloudwick Technologies is to set up a new headquarters for its US-based data management business in Glasgow, with the creation of 58 jobs.
Sitel is to open a new 23,000 sq ft customer care centre at Earlsdon Park in Coventry by the end of July, with the creation of 400 jobs.
Aberdeen City Council is considering plans to transform Glover House in the Bridge of Don into a £2m research centre for future technologies.
Encore Personnel is expanding its network of nine offices with a new site in Derby, and is also looking to create 50 new jobs this year.
Kainos is looking to expand the workforce at its IT business, which currently has 480 staff in Belfast, to more than 1,000 this year.
Giacom World Networks, the Hull-based cloud communications firm, has undergone a management buy-out backed by LDC for undisclosed terms.
Edge Testing Solutions is planning to expand the 150-strong workforce at its Bellshill-based software testing business with 20 new jobs this year.
Pinnacle Technology Group has acquired Adept4, the Warrington-based provider of cloud IT services with 46 staff, for an initial £4.5m.
ARM Holdings has acquired Apical, the London-based imaging technology firm with about 100 staff and a technical centre in Loughborough, in a £242m deal.
Macildowie is seeking a suitable site for the relocation of its Nottingham-based recruitment office and 40 staff from Archer House on Castle Gate by mid-2018.
CoreRFID, the Warrington-based radio frequency identification systems firm, has undergone a management buy-out with backing from Enterprise Ventures SME Loans.
Claranet has acquired an 8,600 sq ft office at Birchwood Boulevard Business Park in Warrington for its hosting and network services business.
Xpertise Recruitment is planning to treble the 17-strong workforce at its Derby-based digital recruitment business over the next 18 months.
Xchanging, the London-based business solutions firm, has been acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation of the US in a £480m deal.
IntroNovo has acquired RMS Managed IT Security, the Kettering-based IT security firm, from Pinnacle Technology Group for a nominal sum.
Midwich Group is looking to raise £75m in a flotation on Aim to fund the expansion of its Diss-based audio visual products business.
Learning Pool has sold a majority stake in its Londonderry-based online training business with 80 staff to Carlyle Cardinal Ireland.
Frank Recruitment Group, the Newcastle-based recruitment firm with 700 staff, has been acquired by TPG Growth of the US in a multi-million pound deal.
Reward Gateway is to relocate its London-based employee engagement business to a 5,800 sq ft office for up to 85 staff at Tottenham Court Road.
Contechs is to create 50 jobs at its design and engineering recruitment office in Warwick, taking its total workforce to more than 950.
UKFast has secured funding of £40m from the Royal Bank of Scotland for the expansion of its Manchester-based cloud infrastructure business.
Babington has sold a majority stake in its Derby-based apprenticeships and skills training business to private equity firm RJD Partners for £22m.
Synectics Solutions is to expand the 300-strong workforce at its Burslem-based IT solutions business with at least 25 new jobs this year.
Zoopla Property Group is to acquire Property Software Holdings, the Brackley-based property software solutions firm, for £75m.
Valuechain is to create ten jobs at its Preston-based software business, having acquired Tricorn Systems of Farnham for undisclosed terms.
Central IT Support is planning to expand its West Midlands-based IT business with an unspecified number of new jobs over the next year.
Advanced is planning to create 1,000 jobs at its Slough-based IT business over the next 18 months, including 400 at its new office in Birmingham.
Noonan has acquired London-based security solutions businesses The Shield Guarding Company & TSG Security, taking its total headcount to more than 14,700.
Osirium Technologies is raising £8.8m in a flotation on Aim for the expansion of its Berkshire-based cyber security software business.
Maintel is to acquire Azzurri Communications, the Surrey-based communication services firm with 500 staff and five sites, for £49m.
Smart421 is to expand the 250-strong workforce at its Ipswich-based IT applications business with 100 new jobs over the next four years.
Oncam is to relocate the European headquarters of its technology business in London to a 6,500 sq ft office at Building 4 on Chiswick Park.
University of Wolverhampton is to invest £13m in improvements to its digital infrastructure, including five technology projects and an IT upgrade.
Odro is planning to expand the eight-strong workforce at its North Lanarkshire and Cambridge-based technology business to about 30 over the next 18 months.
Radius Payment Solutions is to open a new software office on Peter Street in Manchester, with the creation of an unspecified number of jobs.
Virtual College is looking to expand the 140-strong workforce at its Ilkley-based online training business with an unspecified number of new jobs.
Orange Bus, the Newcastle-based technology firm with 75 staff and an office in London, has been acquired by Capita for undisclosed terms.
Ampliphae is investing £1.4m in a new cloud computing software business at the Northern Ireland Science Park, with the creation of 20 jobs.
IT@Spectrum is to relocate its Hull-based office technology business and about 70 staff to the Bridgehead Business Park in Hessle later this year.
Pinnacle Technology is to acquire the remaining 70% of Accent Telecom North, the Stockton-based telecoms reseller, for £0.6m.
Four Recruitment is planning to double the workforce at its Bolton-based recruitment business and relocate to a larger office over the next six months.
Terra Technology, the US-based forecasting software firm with an office in Bracknell, has been acquired by E2open for undisclosed terms.
GP Strategies Training has acquired Jencal Training and its subsidiary business B2B Engage, the learning firms with offices in Bracknell and Greenwich.
TP Systems is looking to consolidate its Stoke-on-Trent-based IT support business and 11 staff at a larger office at the Core building in Longton.
Powa Technologies of London has sold its PowaTag and PowaWeb payment businesses out of administration through Deloitte, securing the future of 69 jobs.
Concentrix of the US is to set up a European headquarters and call centre for up to 1,600 staff at the former Maysfield Leisure Centre in Belfast.
Accenture is to create more than 100 jobs at its IT business on Cobalt Business Park in North Tyneside, having secured a £1.9m grant.
Lumi Technologies has secured a £2m funding package from Clydesdale Bank for the expansion of its Hampshire-based technology business.
Swift, the Salford-based fire protection and security systems firm with 270 staff, is to be acquired by Marlowe Holdings for £13m.
KBC Advanced Technologies, the Surrey-based oil and gas software firm, is to be acquired by Yokogawa Electric of Japan for £180m.
Hull Council is to consider plans for a £10m digital technology and mechatronics college for 600 students in Kingston Square by next September.
Codemasters is to relocate its Birmingham-based video games business and 120 staff to a 9,000 sq ft office at the Custard Factory in Digbeth this spring.
KF Training is looking to expand the 52-strong workforce at its Peterlee-based training business with an unspecified number of jobs.
Be-IT Resourcing is looking to expand its Edinburgh-based IT and digital recruitment business with a new office in London by the summer.
SGP Technology Group is looking to create 50 jobs this year, taking the total workforce at its Newcastle-based software business to more than 100.
SPIE is to consolidate its three Lanarkshire-based technical services offices and 142 staff at One Rutherglen Links in Glasgow this April.
St Ives has acquired a majority stake in The App Business, the London-based mobile software consultancy, for an initial £22m.
True Potential has sold a significant stake in its Newcastle-based technology business to US-based private equity firm FTV Capital for undisclosed terms.
Whispering Gibbon has secured a six-figure investment from Northstar Ventures for the expansion of its Newcastle-based 3D printing technology business.
OneSource Virtual is planning to expand the 43-strong workforce at its cloud services centre in Derry with 290 new jobs by the end of 2017.
Pinnacle Technology Group is to acquire Ancar-B Technologies and Weston Communications, the Leeds-based IT support services firms, for £5m.
Anaplan has secured funding of £63m for the expansion of its US-based software business, which includes a research and development centre in York.
Cellhire has acquired 0044.co.uk and dataroam.co.uk, the Warwickshire-based mobile voice and data products businesses, for undisclosed terms.
EE is to consolidate its customer services in Darlington, as part of a multi-million pound refurbishment of its offices and call centre.
Nicholas Associates has acquired Ashley Kate HR, the Nottingham-based HR recruitment firm with more than 30 staff, in a seven-figure deal.
Cayan is to relocate its technology business at Belfast Harbour from Clarendon Buildings to an office of about 28,000 sq ft at City Quays 1.
Clear Edge Search & Selection is planning to expand the 20-strong workforce at its Leeds-based recruitment business to 40 by the end of 2017.
Chess has announced the acquisition of five further telecoms and IT businesses, including Go4, Tetcom, Powercit and Millennium Talk.