Hawsons advise on sale of specialist engineering firm

Jun 9, 2021
Author: Pete Wilmer
Pete leads the Corporate Finance offering at Hawsons, Pete specialises in advising business acquisitions and disposals, raising finance, business valuations and employee ownership trusts (EOT).

The Hawsons Corporate Finance team has advised the shareholders of Denley Hydraulics on their sale to specialist engineering group, SCX.

Denley Hydraulics is a specialist provider of bespoke electro-hydraulic systems to a variety of industries including aerospace, defence, marine, nuclear and renewable energy.  Through all phases of design, build and installation, Denley Hydraulics provides a complete solution.

SCX engineering group provides engineered solutions, to complex mechanical handling and lifting challenges for customers in the nuclear, defence, aviation, and architecture sectors. The company designed and built the retractable roof system at Wimbledon for their Centre Court and No 1 Court.

The two companies recently collaborated on the world’s first dividing retractable football pitch at the Tottenham Hotspur FC stadium.

Jon Nock of Denley Hydraulics commented, “the team at Hawsons Corporate Finance supported us every step of the way in making this transaction a success. Nothing was ever too much trouble and their advice has been excellent throughout”.

Hawsons Corporate Finance Partner Pete Wilmer said: ‘”We are delighted to have assisted Denley Hydraulics on the sale to the SCX engineering group.  The businesses have already demonstrated their ability to collaborate and deliver world-leading solutions and this deal will no doubt facilitate many more exciting projects for the enlarged group. We wish all involved every success.”

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