Forbes Advises Acme On Acquisition of Severn Catering Services


07 May, 2015

The Acme Facilities Group has strengthened its National Catering division with the acquisition of Severn Catering Services (SCS) Limited following advice from Forbes' Corporate & Restructuring Team.

Blackburn headquartered Acme Facilities Group are the leading national provider of catering, refrigeration, HVAC and fabrication services and the acquisition of SCS is part of an ongoing expansion strategy. SCS are based in Gloucester and have been trading since 1985. They are leaders in their field, providing reactive breakdown service and preventative maintenance cover to a wide range of public and private sector organisations throughout mainland UK.

Chris Allen, Group Managing Director of Acme, comments, "We are delighted with this latest acquisition and welcome SCS into the Group. This deal strengthens our engineering coverage and enhances Acme's expanding catering division while SCS will be able to offer their customers additional services such as the supply and installation of commercial catering equipment, refrigeration and HVAC."

The transaction was led by Solicitor Nick Pickup with assistance from Jayne Hart. Nick comments, "Severn Catering Services Limited is a successful business and their acquisition by the ACME Facilities Group fits in perfectly with their plan for strategic growth. We have enjoyed working with ACME and assisting them with the accomplishment of their vision and we look forward to continuing to work with them going forward."


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