Walker Morris advises on the sale of Polyframe

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08/07/2016

A multi-disciplinary team at Walker Morris have advised Halifax-based company Polyframe Holdings Limited and Martyn Buckley on the sale of Polyframe.

Polyframe are the UK’s largest independent manufacturer and distributor of trade windows and doors with a group turnover exceeding £50m. Established in 1992, the company operates four manufacturing facilities producing windows and composite doors for the installer as well as twelve trade centres that distribute its products.

The MBO was backed by specialist investment firm Cairngorm Capital and was the first equity investment from its debut fund Cairngorm Capital Partners I, L.P. Polyframe’s chief executive, Ian Macdougal led the MBO and was supported by fellow Polyframe Directors Jeremy Scott, Peter Dyson, David Eagle and Nick Summers.

Leading the Walker Morris team was Corporate Partner, Debbie Jackson, with support from an expert team, including James Crellin in Finance and Jeanette Burgess in Regulatory.

Martyn Buckley, founder of Polyframe, commented:

“Having built my company to become the industry leader over the past 25 years, it is pleasing to pass it on to such a strong management team. The team at Cairngorm Capital has demonstrated flexibility, integrity and determination in completing this investment despite the turbulent financial markets following the Brexit vote.”

Debbie Jackson, Partner at Walker Morris added:

The success of Polyframe built up by Martyn and its management team provides a solid platform for growth. We are pleased to have been able to advise Martyn and we wish the newly formed management team success for the future.”

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