MBO ends in a sheet metal fabrication company | Offers Wales



Customized Sheet Metal’s management team has completed the acquisition of company founders Malcolm Pearce and Jonathan Templar.

The transaction enables continued growth and development within the Bridgend-based sheet metal fabrication specialist.

Chairman Alan Jones, who led the MBO, said: “Malcolm and Jonathan wanted to have a succession plan to hand over to ensure the legacy they had created would continue and we achieved that with a very strong management team of General Manager Keith David, Technical Manager Owain Wilcox, Site Manager Jeremy Donovan, Operations Manager Trina Massie and Production Manager Derryl Watkins.

“The management team and former owners have worked in harmony and unison to achieve a great outcome for everyone, ably assisted by our advisors Katherine Broadhurst at Azets Accountants and Business Advisory and Siôn Tudur at Loosemores Solicitors.”

Malcolm Pearce added: “We are not getting any younger and we wanted to have a succession plan to continue what we have created. We will continue to work at CSM in our new roles and support the new management team who have a wealth of experience. and knowledge of the company and the industry.”

Managing Director Keith David said, “We are all extremely grateful and excited to continue the great work that Malcolm and Jonathan have done to establish the company as an industry leader.

“We relish the opportunity to use the combined strength of the new owner team and the extremely talented engineers, technicians and desktop support we have, to continue to expand our range of solutions to our growing customer base.”

Sion Tudur, Corporate and Commercial Partner at Loosemores Solicitors, said: “We have been impressed with the CSM team from the start, it’s easy to see why they are so well respected in the metalworking industry.”

Azets partner Katherine Broadhurst added: “It has been a pleasure to support the management team on this transaction, working with them on all aspects of the transaction with specialist colleagues to provide a tailored approach. including early planning, projections and financing, undertaking due diligence and providing personal tax advice.

“Malcolm and Jonathan have built a solid business with exciting opportunities and this transaction will allow the management team to continue that success well into the future.”

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