GAP Announces Acquisition Of SIG Building Plastics And SIG Windows

Pretty big acquisition news was announced earlier on Tuesday as GAP (General All-Purpose Plastics Ltd) had acquired SIG Building Plastics and SIG Windows for an undisclosed sum. They purchased the SIG companies from SIG UK Exteriors. Here is the full statement as published on the news section of the GAP website: General All-Purpose Plastics [...]

By |2017-08-01T21:37:03+01:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts|

Stevenswood Continues National Growth Strategy And Acquires Sameday Trade Frames

The Stevenswood expansion marches on: Stevenswood is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Sameday Holdings Limited (Sameday), continuing its goal to become the leading trade counter distributor in the UK. Established in 2006, Sameday operates a network of seven branches in the west of England, from Bristol to Reading, distributing windows, doors and [...]

By |2017-06-19T12:55:42+01:00June 19th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Acquisition: UAP Acquire Fullex

Yesterday we had the news that Prefix Systems had acquired Pavilion Systems Ltd in Sussex, expanding Prefix's national reach and manufacturing capabilities. You can read that story and my thoughts on the takeover here. Today we have yet another major industry acquisition. UAP Limited have acquired Fullex Locks. Here is the statement that has [...]

By |2016-12-15T14:26:33+00:00December 15th, 2016|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Prefix Acquire Pavilion Systems

Acquisition season is not yet over. There have been rumours of another one on the horizon. However, this isn't one that perhaps some were expecting. Which means the door still remains open for deals to be done before the end of the year. Prefix Systems have announced that they have acquired Pavilion Systems Ltd, [...]

By |2016-12-16T12:51:23+00:00December 14th, 2016|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Acquisition: Polyframe Sells Trade Counter Business And Acquires Stevenswood Limited Site

In all the fuss and energy of the ending of the voting of the National Fenestration Awards, this latest major industry acquisition seems to have passed me by! Still, making amends, this is the reporting and my thoughts on the latest Polyframe acquisition and selling of a portion of their existing business. Polyframe sells [...]

By |2016-12-02T13:42:06+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Roof Maker Acquired For £30m

I'm going to stop predicting the end of the industry's M&A cycle. I've been proved wrong. Again! It is being reported by Fenestration News that Leicester-based Roof Maker Ltd has been acquired by private equity fund managers New Wave Partners LLP in a significant £30m deal. This is the statement that has been released: [...]

By |2016-11-21T15:08:30+00:00November 21st, 2016|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

ASSA ABLOY Acquires Trojan Hardware

Well, after one large industry acquisition announced just the other day, we get another! It has been announced today that ASSA ABLOY have acquired Trojan Hardware. The second large industry acquisition in a week. This is the statement that has been published on Business Wire: "I am very pleased to welcome Trojan into the ASSA [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:27+01:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Analysis: Polyframe Acquires WB Group

Less than one month after writing about how industry consolidation might be over for the year, I get proved absolutely wrong, with Polyframe announcing that they had acquired the WB Group. In fact I even predicted that I could be proved wrong! And wrong I was. The Polyframe deal is their first since their management [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:27+01:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Polyframe Acquires WB Group

Just when you thought M&A season was done for the year, in swings another to kick it back into life! During Monday lunch time Polyframe announced it's acquisition of WB Group. Polyframe was purchased in a management led buy-out in July of this year, and this is their first acquisition since then. This is the [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:27+01:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

120 PVCu Window Manufacturers “Ripe For Takeover” According To Plimsoll

If you're thinking of flashing the cash and getting involved in the merger and acquisition part of the fenestration market, then the PVCu window manufacturers part of the market might be a good place to start. The latest research by Plimsoll highlights that in the PVCu window fabrication market alone, there are 120 "highly attractive" [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:27+01:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Sweden Based Inwido Acquires CWG Choices In £11.6m Deal

The industry M&A season shows no signs of slowing, with the acquisition of CWG Choices being announced on the website of Sweden-based Inwido. There had been rumours of an imminent announcement of another large industry deal for the past couple of weeks. And now we have it. The press release This is the press release [...]

By |2016-08-01T13:28:20+01:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Huge Deal Done In US As Vitro To Purchase PPG Flat Glass Operations

Whilst the M&A scene has been busy in our industry in the UK over recent weeks, there is a deal being done over the pond in the States which dwarfs anything we've seen in our industry. I wouldn't normally write about deals done overseas as they don't really affect our own industry here. But the [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:35+01:00July 23rd, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Industry Acquisition: Clayton Glass Acquires Romag

Industry acquisitions are like buses, you wait ages for one then three come along. Well, it's not quite a perfect analogy, but you I'm sure you catch my drift. We had gone through a bit of a baron period on the industry deals front, then, at the end of last week it was announced that [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:35+01:00July 14th, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Management Buy-In Completed At Barnsley Based Sash UK

Last week ended with the big news that Polyframe had completed a management buyout which saw the first industry deal of it's kind in quite a while. Then, just a few days later, we get the news that a management buy-in, as it is being described, has been completed at Barnsley based Sash UK. Putting [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:35+01:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Executive Team Announces Acquisition Of The Polyframe Group Of Companies

Polyframe Group Limited, the leading manufacturer and distributor of trade windows and doors, announced today that its senior management team has successfully acquired the Polyframe group of companies. Polyframe began serving customers in 1992 with the vision of offering an unrivalled level of reliability, flexibility and customer service, along with the most extensive product portfolio [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:35+01:00July 8th, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

M&A: What Are The Chances Of More Big Name Buyouts In The Glazing Sector This Year?

It's May. And this time of the year tends to be a bit quiet on the industry news front. The industry seems like it's taking a minute to catch a breath after the FIT Show. Almost feels like half time during a frantic football match. Even the regular May dip in site traffic has kicked [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:23:36+01:00May 16th, 2016|Categories: Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|
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