Portfolio News

  Mellor, part of the Woodall Nicholson Group, is to receive significant investment and an ‘exciting’ repositioning of its business activities for 2022. The company says a focus on technology, people and facilities will be ‘front and centre’ of the next phase in the development of...

  Rutland Partners is pleased to announce the completion of its acquisition of Southgate Global Limited (“Southgate”). Southgate is a market leading solutions provider within the packaging and e-commerce fulfilment sector. From its origins as a regional UK packaging supplier in the 1960s, the business has impressively...

  JSM is pleased to announce the appointment of John Leahy as its new Chairman with immediate effect. John brings with him a wealth of experience, joining JSM from Doughty Hanson following an 18 year career, where he was a Partner and Head of the Value Enhancement...

  UK Sundecks has expanded its operations, relocating to a new 12,000 sq ft premises near Stourbridge in the West Midlands, a move which further strengthens Omar Group’s position as the leading manufacturer and solutions provider to the parks industry. Given UK Sundecks' strong growth since the...

  Woodall Nicholson Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Gustavo Marqueta, as International Business Development Director. Prior to joining the vehicle manufacturing group, Gustavo worked for over 10-years steering the international expansion programme for Alexander Dennis Ltd.  Previously, he held various management positions within the...

  Total Rail Solutions is to become the first hirer in the rail sector to fuel its plant with HVO fuel, one of the cleanest fuels on the market. Total Rail Solutions’ CEO Paul Bateman said “The announcement that TRS will cease its supply of diesel fuelled...

  Mellor, part of the Woodall Nicholson Group, has expanded its electric bus product range with the introduction of two new full-electric, zero-emissions buses. The new low-floor Orion E23 and new Maxima E23 both deliver 23-passenger capacities thus falling within scope of the £120 million Zero-Emission Buses...

  Omar Group is pleased to announce major investment in a new production facility and showground near Ringwood in Dorset. This new production facility will significantly expand the Group’s production capacity and provide a strategic hub in the South of England for all Group operations. The establishment...

  The UK’s market-leading ambulance conversion specialist, VCS, will now be able to apply its expertise to new areas of the emergency services sector as it absorbs CM Specialist Vehicles into its brand. The move allows VCS, which is acknowledged in the ambulance industry for its...

  Woodall Nicholson, the manufacturing group behind a growing portfolio of specialist vehicle design and manufacturing brands in the UK, has appointed Mark Clissett as Divisional Managing Director of its Bus Division, including Mellor in Rochdale and Treka Bus in Brighouse. Mark succeeds John Randerson who takes...