Industrials: Westbridge investment in Alpine Fire
Armstrong has provided Commercial Due Diligence (CDD) support to WestBridge for its secondary buy-out of Alpine Fire Engineers Ltd (Alpine), a specialist provider of mechanical fire suppression systems.
Founded in 1992 with headquarters in Greater Manchester, Alpine design, project manage and maintain complex fire suppression systems for its longstanding and blue-chip client base across the UK.
The transaction sees WestBridge take a majority stake in Alpine with plans to drive growth through diversification into new sectors and strategic bolt-ons within this niche market.
Armstrong provided CDD including in-depth interviews with Alpine’s customers and suppliers as well as market experts. Our commercial strategy work looked at market trends in the non-warehouse space and assessed possible strategies for growth, as well as providing a detailed analysis of the competitive landscape.
James MacLeay, Investment Director at WestBridge said, “We enjoyed working with Armstrong. Their domain expertise in the fire safety services market gave us excellent insight on this transaction.”
Matt McNally, Director at Armstrong said “Alpine is a very good business with opportunities for growth in several industrial and non-industrial markets. Customer feedback was excellent, validating Alpine’s position as a top tier provider of fire suppression systems.”
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