GROUP Companies


Dycem is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of branded contamination control solutions for critical environments and solutions as well as non-slip products for the physiotherapist and assisted living markets worldwide.

Deal Type: Retirement Sale, Management Buy-In
Seeking add-ons: Service and equipment/product manufacturing businesses selling into laboratories, cleanrooms or critical and controlled environments.


AIC is a leading provider of technical support, repair, maintenance, refurbishment and calibration services for industrial autoclaves and other heat treatment equipment. AIC now operates as part of VFE.

Deal Type: Bolt-on Acquisition

Taylor Hopkinson

Taylor Hopkinson specializes in providing senior contractors, permanent staff and executives globally to the renewables and clean energy sectors with a particular depth of expertise in the offshore wind industry.

Deal Type: Management Buyout & Growth Capital
Seeking add-ons: Providers of staffing and recruitment services to the renewable energy market.


Incodia (formerly CPI Card Group UK) is one of Europe’s leading providers of gift cards, loyalty cards, commercial cards and related fulfilment services, primarily serving high street and online retailers. Its award winning end to end service and product offering covers design, card printing and personalization and fulfillment.

Deal Type: Carve–Out, Accelerated, Special Situations
Seeking add-ons: Niche printers in the UK.


Pyroban is a global leader for explosion protection equipment that is safe for use in hazardous environments where combustible materials are present.

Deal Type: Carve–Out, Accelerated, Special Situations, Management Buy-In
Seeking add-ons: Manufacturers, converters and service providers operating in the explosion proof equipment and hazardous environments market globally.


Pyropress is a specialist manufacturer of explosion proof switches, transmitters and valves for use in hazardous environments with a history of over 60 years of product innovation.

Deal Type: Carve–Out, Accelerated
Seeking add-ons: Producers of components used in hazardous environments.

Baldwin and Francis

Baldwin and Francis is a designer and manufacturer of explosion proof and rugged electrical power supply equipment.

Deal Type: Bolt-on Acquisition
Seeking add-ons: Manufacturers, converters and service providers operating in the explosion proof and hazardous environments equipment market.


Allenwest is headquartered in Prestwick and began life in 1918 servicing the Scottish mining industry. Today the company supports the mining, renewable energy, tunnelling and industrial markets with a range of switchgear, transformers, power centres and other explosion protected or intrinsically safe electrical items.

Deal Type: Corporate Carve-out


Medical Screening Solutions

Medical Screening Solutions (MSS) is one of the UK’s leading providers of outsourced medical screening and testing services, via a UK-wide network of nurses and doctors and from its inhouse clinical laboratory.

Deal Type: Management Buyout & Growth Capital
Seeking add-ons: Outsourced medical services suppliers and medical laboratory testing providers.

Pura Diagnostics

Pura Diagnostics is a fast-growing clinical laboratory provider, offering end-to-end service whether from testing packs and home finger-prick kits to phlebotomy, with nationwide collection capability.

Deal Type: Management Buyout & Growth Capital

Seeking add-ons: Laboratory testing providers and associated services


Prowrap is the leading UK producer of innovative dispensing solutions, foil, film and baking paper, supplying into the hair colouring, food service and retail industries under the Procare and Wrapex brands.

Deal Type: Management Buyout