Overseas buys rise

British manufacturers almost doubled the number of overseas acquisitions in the first six months of this year, according to research by KPMG Corporate Finance. For the first time in many years, the value of acquisitions abroad exceeded sales of UK engineering business to overseas buyers.

British manufacturers almost doubled the number of overseas acquisitions in the first six months of this year, according to research by KPMG Corporate Finance.

For the first time in many years, the value of acquisitions abroad exceeded sales of UK engineering business to overseas buyers.