5 September 2022 – Bradford-based box manufacturer ASC Cartons has received a £2.1million investment from Frontier Development Capital (FDC) to part fund a management buy-in (MBI) of the firm. The MBI will see GIL Investments and Chairman of Sandland Packaging Limited – Robin Welch, take the helm of the bespoke box manufacturer via a Newco.
13 July 2022 – GIL Investments is pleased to announce the sale of its investment in Go Inspire to Xerox. Go Inspire Group Limited (“Go Inspire”) is a UK-based print and digital marketing and communication services provider serving customers throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Go Inspire’s capabilities will help transform Xerox’s transactional […]
8 April 2022 – The MD of Lander Automotive, Len Palmer, makes the following announcement: With effect from 24 March 2022, I am delighted to announce that Lander have purchased Franklin Tubular Products, USA, from former parent, Tricorn Group. The acquisition is a further commitment to our customers in the off-highway markets, and supports our […]
24 January 2022 – GIL Investments acquires shares of €60m turnover global injection moulding and tooling business, Shapers’ Group.
24 August 2021, GIL Investments Limited (“GIL Investments”) announces that it has led the acquisition of Abbey Metal Finishing Company Limited (“Amfin”) from Camellia PLC (“Camellia”).
Stratford-upon-Avon, 7th May 2021 – Sometimes a company needs to cut its ties with its parent company and move in a different direction. GIL Investments is a UK-based investment firm with a 30-year track record in acquiring and supporting the long term growth of companies no longer deemed to be core to their existing parent […]
Stratford-upon-Avon, 14th December 2020 – GIL Investments Limited (“GIL”) announced today that it has completed the sale of its investee company Iconichem Group Limited (“ICoNiChem”) to the ultimate shareholders of Eti Bakir A.S. (“Eti Bakir”).
Novel Carbohydrate Binding Modules (mCBMs) block entry into airway cells for a range of viruses causing respiratory tract infections. Results show Pneumagen’s mCBMs demonstrate activity against coronaviruses.
GIL Investments Limited (“GIL Investments”) announces that it has led the acquisition of Lander Holdings Limited (“Lander”), the parent company of Lander Automotive Limited, a Tier 1 supplier of fluid and air transfer pipes, tubular fabrications and interior trim assemblies to the global automotive industry generating sales in excess of £40m per annum.
A Black Country cardboard packaging supplier is under new ownership following an acquisition led by GIL Investments Limited (“GIL”).
GIL Investments Limited (“GIL Investments”) announces that it has led the acquisition of the trade and assets of the Coatbridge, Scotland, based precision machining business of Proserv UK Limited (“Proserv UK”) formerly known as KRG Industries Limited. The new company will be called KRG Specialist Engineering Services Limited (“KRG”) and is a provider of precision […]
GIL Investments Limited (“GIL Investments”) announces it has completed the acquisition of Monks & Crane Industrial Group Limited (“Monks & Crane”) from Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG (“Würth”), an industrial group headquartered in Germany. Wednesbury, West Midlands headquartered Monks & Crane is a £42m-turnover business which commenced trading in 1862 as a file manufacturer […]
GI Solutions Group are delighted to announce that they have acquired Eclipse Colour Print, Eclipse 4DM and Direct Link for an undisclosed sum. This is in line with the company’s desire to be the UK’s leading integrated marketing communications business. “This is a fantastic result for all concerned “said CEO Patrick Headley “we have admired […]
The Widnes-based business acquired by GIL in August 2016 from Shepherd Group has announced that it will be changing its name to ICoNiChem Ltd with immediate effect. ICoNiChem manufactures a range of inorganic Cobalt and Nickel chemicals at its UK manufacturing facility and supplies its products to customers around the world. The business continues to make […]
Directors of GIL Investments have acquired the Widnes operations of The Shepherd Chemical Company (also known as “Shepherd Widnes”) in their latest significant transaction in the chemicals sector. Shepherd Widnes is a specialist manufacturer of cobalt-based salts and compounds. The business supplies into a wide variety of applications including catalysts, pigments and animal nutrition. The […]
GIL Investments (“GIL”) has sold its interest in Akcros Chemicals (“Akcros”), a GIL Investments portfolio business, to Valtris Specialty Chemicals (“Valtris”), an H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G”) portfolio company. HIG is a leading global private equity investment firm with $19 billion of equity capital under management. Valtris is a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals primarily used as […]
UK based VIP-WECO Jet Aire, a business associated with VIP Polymers in which GIL are invested have recently completed a contract with Joyce Construction of Corbridge, working on a Sir Robert McAlpine site, to install two 1050mm VIP-WECO internal repair seals. This was the first time that Jet Aire had installed these seals on such […]
Leicester – 12 02 16 – GI Solutions Group have further increased their digital print capability by investing around £1.5m in their third HP T230 High Speed Digital Inkjet Press with variable finishing facilities and HD colour. The presses provide high speed, high quality digital print with 1200 dpi running at 1 million A4 sheets per day. GI […]
GIL has disposed of its investment in Road Transport Media, is a leading provider of specialist information and media services for the road freight industry and commercial vehicle sector in the UK. Its portfolio includes long-established print titles Commercial Motor, Motor Transport, and Truck & Driver, as well as a number of industry leading events and […]
GIL portfolio business Akcros Chemicals has recently signed an agreement to acquire the Lamberti PVC Additives business effective 1st December 2015. This will bring together two leading additives producers, both with a strong reputation for quality, technical innovation, flexibility and customer focus, extending their combined leadership position in flexible PVC additives and broadening […]
Second transaction in nine months for private investment group Seven portfolio businesses now acquired from large corporates GIL Investments (“GIL”), the Midlands-based private investment business has completed the acquisition of £30m turnover industrial distributor Ashworth from Saint Gobain Building Distribution. The Ashworth transaction represents the second addition to the GIL portfolio within the past nine […]
Robin Welch, CEO Senior Management changes at Leicester-based portfolio business Leicester-based transactional and direct mail business, GI Solutions, has made changes to its senior management structure. The changes are further improvements to the operational running of GI Solutions. We are very pleased to announce Patrick Headley is now Managing Director of GI Solutions. Patrick has been […]
Davicon Mezzanine Floors, the Brierley Hill-based designer, manufacturer and installer of mezzanine flooring, has completed the acquisition of Trison Holdings (also known as DeMet Colourcoat), a small local fabricator with laser-cutting and powder-coating capabilities. Jonathon Grove, Investment Director at GIL said: “This small but important acquisition represents another step forward in the continued development of […]