Armstrong supports the MBO of UAP Limited by Maven Capital Partners

Armstrong has provided commercial due diligence for Maven Capital Partners’ £20m MBO of UAP Limited, a UK supplier and distributor of door and window hardware.

Founded in 1996 by David Jennings, Manchester-based UAP has an extensive and market leading portfolio of brands across key product areas such as door lock cylinders, handles, hinges, letter box plates and guards. The business now offers over 3,000 product lines and exports to 25 different countries.

Armstrong’s work included detailed estimation of market demand uplift in response to fire safety regulatory change within the social housing sector, and identifying opportunities for ongoing targeted range expansion.

Delivered from our Manchester and London offices, this is Armstrong’s seventh deal in the industrials and construction sectors this year, and 13th deal in the doors and windows market in the last decade.

For further information on this deal, or the industrials and construction sector in general, please contact:

Mike Callow on +44 7894 594 500 or

Magnus Hedburg on +44 7988 121458 or