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Care home boost as Barclays lends £14.8 million

The cinema room at ‘The Beeches’ in BrentwoodBarclays has supported care home provider Signature Senior Lifestyle, with a £14.8m loan to develop new care nursing facilities in Brentwood.

Llama and pyjamas earns Barclays cash

Alan Bayliss, Barclays, Goldie (2013 award winning alpaca), Paul Rylott (Melford Green), Zao (alpaca) and Mark Williams (Barclays)Barclays has backed Melford Green with restructuring finance to support the award winning champion alpaca herd and provide finance for a new bed and breakfast venture.

Marshall Aerospace in high flying acquisition

Handshaking on the deal in Wichita, Kansas – Christi Tannahill, Hawker Beechcraft Senior Vice President of Global Customer Support and Steve Fitz-Gerald, CEO, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, with Dave Rosenberg, Beechcraft’s Vice President of Strategic Planning and Programs far left and Charles Hughes, Business Development and Strategy Development, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, right.Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) has bought Beechcraft’s flagship European MRO business, Hawker Beechcraft Limited for an undisclosed sum. The purchase of the Wichita US-owned business is the Cambridge UK company’s second key acquisition of the year.

Cambridge bank nears £100 million lending

Gary-WilkinsonA booming Cambridge technology cluster and strong investment by local manufacturing and retail companies has meant big business for the fastest growing challenger bank in the UK – Cambridge & Counties.

Cambridge August deals hit $11.6 billion

Picture courtesy – AmgenA cancer-focused medical technology acquisition boom brought a record month as Business Weekly’s Cambridge Cluster Deals Digest for August hit $11.6 billion.

Baker Tilly acquires RSM Tenon

Laurence-LongeUK accountancy business, Baker Tilly has struck a deal to acquire the trading operations of stricken competitor RSM Tenon Group plc for an undisclosed sum.

Hot prospects for yoga business

ETHOS Hot Yoga Sports StudiosA specialist yoga business is looking to expand across the UK from its maiden venture in Cambridge and has called in financial expertise to accelerate its strategy.

Wealth management company acquired

Atkinson Bolton managing director, James BoltonAtkinson Bolton Consulting, the award winning wealth management and employee reward and benefit adviser serving the Cambridge business and technology cluster, has been acquired by UK pensions doyen Mattioli Woods plc.

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