Investment Tag

Rutland is pleased to announce further investment in Millbrook's powertrain facilities, expanding its capacity and increasing its capability to develop higher technology and lower emission and fuel economy engines and vehicles. This latest investment follows the upgrade of nine test cells in 2015 and will include...

Rutland is pleased to announce that Millbrook has taken delivery of a third new Portable Emissions Measurement System (PEMS). The addition of this most recent equipment means that Millbrook now has the latest level systems from each of the major PEMS manufacturers, which will increase its...

Rutland is pleased to announce that AFI has secured a £70 million refinancing from asset based lender PNC Business Credit as the Group looks to accelerate its growth plans in both the UK and the Middle East. Led by Executive Chairman, David Shipman, AFI supplies powered...

Rutland Partners is pleased to announce Millbrook's acquisition of Test World, a world leading winter vehicle and tyre testing business based in Ivalo, Northern Finland. The acquisition of Test World is a significant step by Millbrook to increase its capabilities and expand its relationships internationally. It...

Rutland Partners is pleased to announce that on 23 June 2015 it completed the acquisition of Gardman Group ("Gardman") in an all equity transaction. Based in Peterborough, Gardman is the leading supplier of wild bird care products, tooling, lighting and gardening sundries to the garden sector....

AFI-Uplift has recently acquired Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA). This deal is the fifth bolt-on acquisition since Rutland first invested in the AFI Group in May 2013, when it successfully completed the simultaneous merger of three companies; AFI-Uplift and Hi-Reach in the UK and Access...

Pizza Hut Restaurants' flagship on the Strand in London reopened on Wednesday 11th February following a £500,000 refurbishment featuring a cocktail bar and open plan kitchen, allowing clientele to enjoy the theatre of pizza making. With oak flooring throughout, customers at the new look restaurant will...

AFI has strengthened its presence in the East Midlands by acquiring Altitude Access, which has a turnover of £1.6m, a rental fleet of 180 powered access machines and a depot in Mansfield. The Altitude Access brand will be incorporated into the AFI brand. AFI Director, Steve...