In July, Prelude completed the Management Due Diligence for Amberon, one of the UK’s leading providers of traffic management services, with 18 depots, a 350-vehicle fleet and almost 500 people.
In August, we conducted the MDD with the team at Pelsis, the leading European manufacturer of branded pest control products.
In September, we undertook the Management Due Diligence with the Stuart Turner team, in Henley, the UK market leading water pump and pressure solutions business
In October, we spent time in Nottingham, conducting the Management Due Diligence with the ENSEK team.
Also in April we undertook the Management Due Diligence on another traditional Company, Addo Foods.
Hill’s Biscuits is a 150 year old company, based in Ashton-under-Lyme, which manufactures biscuits and in April we Prelude conducted the Management Due Diligence.
In February we completed the Management Due Diligence on Blue Bay Travel a really energetic and vibrant young team who are some of the most customer-obsessed people we have worked with.
At the end of January we assessed the team at Fishawack, another really interesting business that provides scientific communications services to global pharmaceutical companies.
Our first deal of 2017 was Charge Point, a business which intends to grow internationally in the ‘Big Pharma’ space.
Our fourth deal in September was the Management Due Diligence for a very different type of business. PAW Structures design, manufacture and install pre-engineered light gauge building systems.
Yet another September transaction was Cuts Ice, the London based manufacturer and distributor of e-liquid for the independent vaping sector. The vaping market is high growth and estimated to be worth £1.6bn in the UK, France and Germany.
Our second transaction in September was the Management Due Diligence for Ellis-Wittham, a fast growing business that provides advisory and fully-outsourced employment law, HR and health & safety services for their clients.
In September we worked with the team at Team17. Founded in 1991 they are the market-leading games developer and publisher best known for the popular Worms franchise
In August we worked with the team at By Box, who are the UK’s leading field service engineer logistics and supply chain technology solutions provider, working with some prestigious clients such as BT, Fujitsu, Npower, Marks & Spencer, Walmart.