Headquartered in London, Domaine Direct was originally set up in 1981 by the late Hilary Gibbs, an acknowledged industry pioneer, who built her reputation on sourcing the best wines from across Burgundy and selling to top restaurants, shops and collectors.
Established in 2006, Flint Wines supplies some of the UK’s top restaurants and wine merchants. It specialises in Burgundy, North America and Italy and works directly with over 150 producers from around the world. Flint Wines sells also sells to the public through its Stannary Wines brand. Flint’s management are pursuing an ambitious growth strategy, seeking to further develop their wine range and market penetration both organically and through further acquisition.
Reconomy (UK) Limited (“Reconomy”) is the UK’s largest outsourced waste management and recycling business. It is backed by private equity investor, EMK Capital.
Advanced Waste Solutions Limited (“AWS”) is a provider of outsourced waste and recycling services, based in Ringwood, Dorset.
AWS’s customer base is highly complementary to that of Reconomy, providing a great opportunity for customers, suppliers and staff of the combined businesses.
Churchill China plc manufactures innovative performance ceramic products serving hospitality markets worldwide.
The transaction involved Curchill China acquiring certain intangible and tangible assets from Dudson Holdings Limited including the Dudson brand and intellectual property in respect of two of Dudson's product ranges, 'Harvest' and 'Evo.
Devon Contract Waste Limited (“DCW”) is one of the leading independent waste management business in the South West.
Alpha Utilities Limited (trading as Alpha Logic) is a provider of waste and recycling services across Devon and Cornwall.
There are significant synergies available through combining the two businesses andAlpha’s customer base is highly complementary to that of DCW, providing a great opportunity for the combined businesses in the market place. The enlarged business will also offer greater opportunities for the management and staff in both businesses.
Headquartered in Brighton, Boundless is an established home, motoring and leisure association, offering attractive discounts and offers on insurance, travel, leisure activities and holidays to its c.230,000 members.
Parliament Hill also works exclusively in the membership sector. It uses the collective buying power of its clients (and their 3 million members) to negotiate outstanding terms on products and services relevant to members as individuals, within their families, in their businesses and for their careers. The business was founded by Andrew Holden who will continue to lead the business going forward.
The acquisition supports the vision of Boundless to leverage its expertise and expand into complementary activities. Financial details have not been disclosed.
Quercus originated the deal for discoverIE through its strong relationships with The Terra Alliance, a highly effective international M&A network where Quercus is the exclusive UK member firm.
Santon, with its headquarters in Rotterdam and sales offices in the UK and Germany, designs and manufactures highly differentiated, patented direct current switches for use in solar, industrial and transportation markets.
Headquartered in central London, Harbour & Jones is a privately owned pioneering and independent food services company, a leader in the field of contract catering and hospitality service with a clear ambition to grow both organically and via acquisition.
PCC is based in Beckenham and trades in both the events and business and industry fields as Fare of London, a prestigious contract catering and venue management business, and Principals Catering, a prominent education caterer.
The combination is highly complementary and provides Harbour & Jones with access to the schools catering sector.