Easy prey for acquisition hunters.(News)

Thirteen of the UK's Top 984 fire protection companies have been named and identified as classic acquisition targets.

This finding has been extracted from a new survey--by industry analysts Plimsoll Publishing Ltd. The survey has assessed each of the UK's leading fire protection companies on their overall financial strength and eight measures of acquisition attractiveness.

The eight measures are all recognised criteria used to locate and assess a company from an acquisition point of view. David Pattison, senior analyst on the project, comments: "What we have done here is the donkey work. This analysis cuts out hours and hours of boring research. It just leaves you with the sexy bit of actually making the decision to buy one of these companies. …

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