Press releases | Private Equity & Financial Sponsors, Tax | 19 Sep 2016

Beck & Pollitzer sold to Graphite Capital

Overview

Travers Smith LLP has advised long-standing client Bridgepoint Development Capital on the sale of Beck & Pollitzer, the engineering services company, to Graphite Capital.

Based in Dartford, Beck & Pollitzer is a leading global engineering services business, providing specialist machine installation, relocation and maintenance services such as the relocation and installation of industrial plant and machinery. The company serves a range of blue-chip multinational manufacturing clients from 26 offices in 14 countries. It is the European market leader in this specialist niche.

The Travers Smith team was led by head of private equity Paul Dolman with support from corporate associates George Weavil and Ed Pike. Specialist tax advice was provided by tax partner Simon Skinner and associate Amie McFadzean.

Macfarlanes LLP provided legal advice to Graphite. DLA Piper UK LLP advised the Beck & Pollitzer management team.