The sale includes Johnson Matthey’s assets at the Battery Technology Centre in Oxford & Battery Technology Centre and pilot plant in Billingham, a research centre in Moosburg, Germany and the partly constructed site in Konin, Poland.
Catalent plans to invest up to £120 million to complete the building of the facility and equip it with “state-of-the-art capabilities, but many have called the sale by the UK Government ‘short-sighted’.
CBRE is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas has acquired leading independent commercial property agency VSL & Partners.
Oxford’s iconic academic and specialist bookseller which started trading 143 years ago was acquired by Waterstones after it scrapped plans to transfer the company’s ownership to its staff.
The Oxfordshire-based eCargo and urban micro-mobility manufacturer will use the funds to accelerate growth plans based on rising market demand.
The 80-cover pub, with a detached converted barn providing eight letting bedrooms, was extensively renovated and refurbished when it was bought by Ian and Caron Williams nine years ago.
The site in Burford, which has planning permission for a 60-bed care home, will be the latest addition to the growing Porthaven Care Home portfolio.
The site, on the south side of Oxford’s Eastern By-Pass Ring Road, comprises 18 trade counter and industrial units, providing a total gross internal area of 88,117 sq ft.
In a strategic partnership agreement with Oxbotica, the global automotive technology company will take a seat on the company’s advisory board with a 5% share.
This is the latest acquisition by the business, as part of an ambitious growth strategy aimed at creating a leading international forensic and criminal justice services organisation.