Private Equity Tag

Rutland Partners is pleased to announce that on 18 April 2017 it completed an investment in Omar Group (Omar). Omar is the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of park homes and luxury lodges and sets the industry standard for quality, design and innovation. Omar is differentiated...

Rutland Partners announces it has invested £33.0m into UK-based Walstead Group which, in turn, has helped facilitate the completion of Walstead’s acquisition of Let’s Print Holding AG (“LEYKAM Let’s Print”). With 2015 revenues of EUR €230 million and 1,600 employees, Walstead is a leading commercial printing...

Rutland Partners is pleased to announce that Brandon Hire has secured a £34 million refinancing from Wells Fargo Capital Finance (UK) Limited, part of Wells Fargo & Company, to assist in the continued growth of Brandon Hire. The refinancing has also enabled a further distribution...

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...

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...

Rutland Partners is pleased to announce that on 2 October 2013 it exchanged contracts with General Motors (“GM”) for the acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground Limited (“Millbrook”) for an undisclosed amount with additional funds being made available for the development of new facilities. Millbrook is one...