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The UK industrials market has seen increased globalisation of the sector and as such UK businesses need to adapt to the changing markets both in the UK and around the world.
We have experience working with a broad range of UK product manufacturers and service providers to advise them on their strategic M&A options within this rapidly changing global landscape.
Within the industrials sector, we cover a wide range of areas including aerospace and defence; automotive; chemicals and plastics; machinery and capital equipment; industrial electronics and technology; industrial and engineering services; oil and gas; and packaging.
Lead Partner: Chris Gregory
Chris has over 30 years of corporate finance experience and has been leading deals within the industrials sector for over 25 years. Chris has worked with a variety of business ranging from £5 - £100 million in value on a plethora of deals including private and corporate sales, acquisitions, MBOs, MBIs and fund raising.
During his time working within the industrials sector, Chris has developed a wealth of contacts at acquisitive Plcs and holds a number of board positions at industrial businesses.
Lead Partner: James Grenfell
James has over 25 years experience as a dealmaker, financier, and investor.
As the lead of our investment arm, Intrinsic Equity, James has worked with a variety of industrial businesses to improve their strategic focus in order to become more profitable.
James has held a number of board positions at industrials businesses and currently sits on the board of Abacus Lighting, iESCO, Laidlaw and Ham Baker Group.
DIRECTOR: Simon Lloydbottom
Simon has over seven years of corporate finance experience which has seen him involved in an array of transactions including acquisitions, disposals and MBOs in a variety of sectors.
Simon has developed a depth of knowledge within the industrials sector following a number of key deals including the sales of Stuart Turner and Preformed Windings to private equity and the cross-border sales of TMAT and Dart Valley Systems. He also leads the development of Orbis' Industrial sector snapshots, writing on industrial M&A trends.