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Metcash spends $59m to buy more of Total Tools


Wholesale and distribution giant Metcash has acquired a larger stake in hardware franchise chain Total Tools, upping its ownership from 70 per cent to 85 per cent with a $59.4 m spend.

Silk Laser buys Australian Skin Clinics and The Cosmetic Clinic for $52m


Silk Laser will spend $52m to buy Australian Skin Clinics and New Zealand-based The Cosmetic Clinic. The 100 per cent acquisition of the ASC Group parent company Beauty Services Holdings

Domino’s buys Taiwan business


Fast food company Domino’s Pizza Enterprises is to acquire Domino’s Taiwan as part of its global expansion plan. The company has entered a binding agreement with Formosa International Hotels under

Yum! Brands invests US$93m to buy Aussie tech start-up


Fast food corporation Yum! Brands, the US parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has purchased Australian tech startup Dragontail for US$93.5 million. Yum! Brands’ acquisition of Dragontail will

Beaumont Tiles sells to Bunnings


Beaumont Tiles is set to sell its 115-store business to Bunnings, ending the Beaumont family’s six decade ownership of the national retail chain. Bunnings MD Mike Schneider said Beaumont Tiles will

MBE acquires Pack & Send business


Global business MBE Worldwide has acquired Pack & Send. The companies will maintain their individual names, business concepts and brands. Both firms currently operate in the business services industry through a

Laing+Simmons franchisees buy the business


A group of Laing+Simmons franchisees has partnered with members of head office to buy the New South Wales boutique real estate business. A partnership of 15 team members agreed to

US cleaning brand Jan-Pro Systems International scooped up by private equity


US cleaning giant Jan-Pro Systems International has been acquired by private equity firm MidOcean Partners as part of a major acquisition of multi-brand business Lynx Franchising. Lynx is a multi-brand franchise

Clark Rubber acquired: new owners reveal plans


Clark Rubber has been acquired by CRG Operations, a new group that brings experience in retail, international management, investment and funding. CRG Operations comprises John Weste, Edward Plowman and Graeme Goldman. The

Total Tools’ $57m acquisition confirmed


Metcash has successfully acquired a 70 per cent stake in franchisor Total Tools Holdings for $57 million, a business that has boomed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The wholesale distributor, which