Industrials is a broad term that covers a range of business sectors, from oil and gas, automotive and aerospace through to support services such as logistics, engineering, transportation and waste processing.

British businesses with manufacturing know-how, intellectual property and a strong market position are particularly attractive to international buyers.

Industrials with rising sales that can demonstrate impressive margins are demanding exceptionally high multiples.

Understanding the range of businesses and technologies to a micro level is the challenge we at Cavendish have set ourselves. Helping us achieve this objective are our specialist team led by experts with backgrounds in the engineering and finance together with years spent in corporate finance.

Our entrenched expertise in so many sub-sectors is matched by unrivalled contacts with leading UK and multinationals. In addition we can leverage centres of excellence within Oaklins such as the oil and gas team in Dallas, our aerospace team in Seattle or the automotive and aerospace hub in Germany.

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Recent deals for this sector

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    Royal Reesink NV

    Acquirer / Investor Private Investors

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    James Dewhurst Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Sioen Industries B.V.

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    VoltAir Systems

    Acquirer / Investor Volution Group

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    Trygg Vei AS

    Acquirer / Investor Garda Sikring

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    Advatech Pacific

    Acquirer / Investor General Dynamics Mission Systems

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    Tennant Company divestiture of its Green Machines business

    Acquirer / Investor Green Machines International GmbH

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    Kilfrost Europe

    Acquirer / Investor Clariant AG

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    Energy Technique plc

    Acquirer / Investor Volution Group plc

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    Rudridge Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Travis Perkins plc

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    Oxalis Group Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Eaton Corporation Plc

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    Fandstan Electric Group Limited

    Acquirer / Investor Wabtec Corporation

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    Acquirer / Investor Xtreme Manufacturing LLC

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