Research commissioned by Microsoft Dynamics has found that one fifth of all manufacturing companies in the U.K. has undergone a sale, merger or acquisition in the last 12 months and a further 15 percent expect to undergo a sale, merger or acquisition over the coming year. The research, which surveyed 500 U.K. company directors and managers in February 2009, was commissioned as a snapshot of how change is affecting all of the UK's industry sectors. Of the U.K.'s key industries, the research found that the manufacturing sector is witnessing a notable level of M&A activity among other areas of change.
Source: Manufacturing & Logistics IT
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