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  Directors of GIL Investments have acquired the Widnes operations of The Shepherd Chemical Company (also known as “Shepherd Widnes”) in their latest significant transaction in the chemicals sector. Shepherd Widnes is a specialist manufacturer of cobalt-based salts and compounds. The business supplies into a wide variety of applications including catalysts, pigments and animal nutrition. The […]

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RTM

GIL has disposed of its investment in Road Transport Media, is a leading provider of specialist information and media services for the road freight industry and commercial vehicle sector in the UK.  Its portfolio includes long-established print titles Commercial Motor, Motor Transport, and Truck & Driver, as well as a number of industry leading events and […]

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  GIL portfolio business Akcros Chemicals has recently signed an agreement to acquire the Lamberti PVC Additives business effective 1st December 2015.   This will bring together two leading additives producers, both with a strong reputation for quality, technical innovation, flexibility and customer focus, extending their combined leadership position in flexible PVC additives and broadening […]

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about Ashworth

Second transaction in nine months for private investment group Seven portfolio businesses now acquired from large corporates GIL Investments (“GIL”), the Midlands-based private investment business has completed the acquisition of £30m turnover industrial distributor Ashworth from Saint Gobain Building Distribution. The Ashworth transaction represents the second addition to the GIL portfolio within the past nine […]

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GIL Investments, alongside Thomas Engelen of Akcros Chemicals, have completed an investment into Stanchem International, a UK-based but global supplier of natural and plant-based formulations and ingredients to a wide variety of industrial, agricultural and consumer-focussed sectors. Stan Chem, which has annual sales of £22m and profits of c.£2m, employs more than 100 people at […]

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Davicon Mezzanine Floors, the Brierley Hill-based designer, manufacturer and installer of mezzanine flooring, has completed the acquisition of Trison Holdings (also known as DeMet Colourcoat), a small local fabricator with laser-cutting and powder-coating capabilities. Jonathon Grove, Investment Director at GIL said: “This small but important acquisition represents another step forward in the continued development of […]

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