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BPE and Hazlewoods advise FAUN Zoeller on acquisition of C.P.Davidson & Sons Ltd

BPE Solicitors’ Corporate team and Hazlewoods Corporate Finance team recently advised FAUN Zoeller UK, a specialist manufacturer and supplier of municipal waste management vehicles and systems, on its acquisition of Manchester-based manufacturing company, C.P. Davidson & Sons Ltd.

The acquisition of C.P. Davidson & Sons, a ‘Mercedes-Benz Qualified Partner’, perfectly complements FAUN Zoeller UK’s strategic plan for the UK market, as they bring with them more than 60 years of British manufacturing and engineering expertise within the municipal vehicle industry.

Simon Hyde, CEO at FAUN Zoeller UK, said: “I'm delighted with this new partnership, having known Philip [Philip Davidson, MD of C.P. Davidson & Sons] for many years. Our respect for each other and our alignment as business leaders were key to why this partnership would work.”

Hazlewoods Corporate Finance team has worked with FAUN Zoeller UK for many years and provided due diligence and acquisition advice on this transaction.

The Corporate team at BPE Solicitors, led by Head of Corporate Adam Kean with assistance from Ben Adams (Associate) oversaw the legal elements of the acquisition, advising FAUN Zoeller UK on the transaction documents.

Paul Fussell, Hazlewoods Partner, said: “It was a pleasure working with the FAUN Zoeller management team. Both businesses are a great fit for continued growth and success. We wish them all the very best going forward.”

Adam Kean, BPE Solicitors Partner, added: “We enjoyed working with the team at FAUN Zoeller and were delighted to work with Hazlewoods again to deliver another successful result.”

If you are considering buying a business, selling your company or are looking for ways to finance your growth plans and would like to find out more about the process, please contact Paul Fussell on 01242 680000.

To discuss how BPE can support your business, contact Adam Kean or a member of the BPE Corporate team on 01242 224433.

These notes have been prepared for the purpose of articles only. They should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice.

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