MBO of S:CRAFT backed by Beechbrook Capital

Deal typeM&A & Transaction Services
IndustryRetail & Consumer
Sub-industryConsumer & Retail

S:CRAFT is the UK’s leading distributor of own brand shutters. Based from Winchester, the Business has been a standard setter in its industry for over 15 years.

The Business offers the highest quality product at multiple price points and distributes through a diverse network of retailers and 22 franchisees across the UK. The combined approach of quality product alongside industry standard setting customer care has led the Company from strength to strength since its inception.

The management team has been key in the continued growth of S:CRAFT to date. Their expertise along with the capabilities and investment made by Beechbrook Capital will create a platform to solidify the Company’s continued position as the market leader.

Excited about the Company’s future prospects the founding shareholders will also maintain a minority stake in S:CRAFT.

BDO provided a full range of services from the outset of the transaction covering M&A lead advisory, vendor due diligence and taxation.

“The BDO team has been outstanding in delivering a highly valuable outcome for all parties. Following several years of hard work by the collective management team this transaction marks a significant milestone in the continuing success of S:CRAFT that will allow us to build further on our excellent growth to date. BDO led and co-ordinated the transaction from the start, bringing together the multiple parties involved to ensure a transaction that delivers future benefits to all stakeholders including the Business and its valued partners.”

Mark Stradling, CEO, S:CRAFT