Portfolio News

Rutland is pleased to announce that AFI has acquired Kimberly Rentals Group (‘Kimberly’). This deal further strengthens AFI’s position within the powered access equipment rental sector bringing its annual turnover to nearly £100m. The acquisition will bring the number of machines in the Group’s rental...

Rutland is delighted to announce that Pizza Hut will be opening its first new restaurant in six years within the 65,000 square feet leisure extension of the popular White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds. An investment of £1m has been made in the restaurant, which will...

Rutland is delighted to announce that Omar Group has, for the second consecutive year, been named as one of the London Stock Exchange Group's, 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017; a report which showcases the UK's most inspiring and fastest growing companies. As a market leading,...

Real Deals' reporter, Lucy White, examines the controversy surrounding Rutland's exit from Bernard Matthews: The misinformed ire of a parliamentary committee over the Bernard Matthews pension scheme begs the question: Who would want to be a turnaround investor?   Last month, turnaround investor Rutland Partners found itself the...

Rutland is pleased to announce that AFI group has opened a new depot in Bahrain to continue its expansion in the Middle East. The new depot has got off to a flying start supplying two Snorkel TB126J, a JLG 860SJ, a Snorkel TB85J and a...

Rutland is delighted to announce that Maplin has won the National Retailer of the Year award at this year's PCR Awards held at The Brewery on Wednesday, 8 March to celebrate an exceptional 12 months in the UK's PC and tech industry. Overall, the National Retailer...

Rutland is delighted to announce that AFI has raised £5,000 for its chosen charity for 2016, the NSPCC. As part of the company's fundraising drive, its Wilson Access truck and track mount operation donated £10 for every hire of a 57m truck mount carrying the NSPCC...

Gardman, the UK's leading provider of gardening and wild bird care products, continues to implement its growth strategy throughout 2017 and beyond. After undertaking a 12-month review of its current operations it has taken the decision to consolidate and relocate its warehouse facilities in the Kings...