The company

Manchester-based Anglo European has been operating since 1989 and is the UK’s foremost supplier of galvanised steel reinforcement to the fenestration industry with a growing presence in the commercial vehicle market. The Group currently employs 45 staff and operates from sites in Manchester and Deeside supplying customers throughout the UK.

The deal

Our corporate finance team, led by Paul Stringer advised the shareholders, Paul and Chris Sullivan, on the deal which resulted in a multi-million pound investment from London-based investment firm, Octopus Investments. The deal sees brothers Paul and Chris Sullivan release part of their equity to Octopus.

The deal will allow Anglo European Group to drive the business forward to achieve growth across the UK and Europe and to invest in innovative new products in the commercial vehicle market.

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