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Bridgewater Human Capital acquire largest UK logistics trainer, System Training

System Training who are the largest provider of employment solutions, apprenticeship and commercial training activities into the logistics and warehousing sectors has been acquired by Bridgewater Human Capital (parent company of Assist Resourcing Group) for an undisclosed sum.
The group employs over 7,000 people, providing resourcing solutions tailored to high-demand and specialist environments in the logistics, retail supply chain, food production and manufacturing sectors.
System Training was founded in 1996 and has since become one of the most respected learning providers in its core sectors delivering training solutions to some of the most recognised brands in the UK.
In addition to a strong commercial training business System Training delivers over £6m of publicly funded training across employment solutions and apprenticeships.
Dave Dargan, CEO of Bridgewater Human Capital Group commented “We are really pleased to welcome on board our new colleagues at System Training who are joining a team that are achieving great things. The addition of System Training creates real opportunity for people. Working closely with our key clients we are looking forward to supporting people looking to access new careers and develop their work based skills.
Edward Rimmer, CEO of Bibby Employment Services commented “I am sure System Training will continue to develop as a business under the ownership of Bridgewater Human Capital and wish all the team well in their new journey”.
Ian Johnson, the Cowgill Holloway Corporate Finance Partner who worked on the deal, commented: “Dave Dargan and his management team have an ambitious organic growth and buy & build strategy to continue to be at the forefront of the staffing sector. This latest acquisition proves their experience and vision is paying off. We are delighted to have advised on this transaction and we look forward to supporting the Group as it continues to develop.”


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Corporate Finance
Posted by Cowgills
19th January, 2015
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