Walker Morris advises MJ Wilson partnership with Cairngorm CapitalPrint news article
A multidisciplinary team at Walker Morris has advised the shareholders of MJ Wilson Group Limited, the largest independent UK distributor and service provider of Process Instrumentation and Control Products, on entering a partnership with Cairngorm Capital LLP to accelerate its growth as an industry leader within the market.
Founded in 1972, MJ Wilson is a leading distributor of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) components. Headquartered in Grimsby, MJ Wilson operates five regional branches and workshops and provides best in class service and rapid delivery of critical components and solutions to customers throughout the UK.
The acquisition of MJ Wilson is intended to be the first in a series of investments by Cairngorm Capital within the MRO industry which aim to create a new national and full-service MRO distribution company.
The Walker Morris Team was led by Ian Gilbert with support from Sonia Lonsdale and Amy Walton (all Corporate), Adam Reed (Real Estate), Lorna Hopps (Employment) and Nicola Parkinson (Tax).
Gareth Wilson, MJ Wilson’s Executive Chairman said:
“Our reputation for technical sales with outstanding customer service has made MJ Wilson a leader in the MRO market. Cairngorm Capital’s involvement will now enable us to support continued growth and heralds a new phase in MJ Wilson’s development. Together, we will pursue new growth opportunities, to the benefit of our customers, suppliers and employees.”
Ian Gilbert, added:
“We are delighted to have been able to support the shareholders of MJ Wilson on their successful exit to Cairngorm Capital. The investment from Cairngorm Capital will further enhance MJ Wilson’s capabilities and is a great step forward in achieving their future growth strategies.”