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April 2021 – The HLD Group acquires Heartbeat UK Ltd, a specialist manufacturing business providing innovative display solutions to the retail and hospitality industry.

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April 2021 – The HLD Group acquires Heartbeat UK Ltd, a specialist manufacturing business providing innovative display solutions to the retail and hospitality industry.

The HLD Group are pleased to have completed the purchase of Heartbeat UK Ltd (‘Heartbeat’). Heartbeat based in Redditch just outside Birmingham, operates out of two sites of over 100,000 sq ft, manufacturing and installing individually designed display units for customers such as M&S, Whitbread, Tesco and B&M bargains. The HLD team saw the business as a complementary fit to the HLD businesses that operate within the steel manufacturing sector of the group, sharing common customers and using similar products.

Ross Kendall, the managing director of Heartbeat UK said ...

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March 2021 – Allegion PLC sells Qatar Metal Industries Ltd (QMI) to the HLD group.

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March 2021 – Allegion PLC sells Qatar Metal Industries Ltd (QMI) to the HLD group.

Allegion PLC completed the sale of Qatar Metal Industries QMI to the HLD group today. QMI based in Dubai is a well established manufacturer of steel, wood and composite commercial doors. With this purchase HLD Group are returning to the international stage with a business that complements their industrial manufacturing holdings in the UK. An HLD board member commented. “It was a pleasure to work with Allegion PLC on this project. Qatar Metal Industries is an excellent fit into the HLD portfolio, we see ...

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January 2021 – HLD add to their existing bathroom and kitchen portfolio with the acquisition of Tre Mercati.

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January 2021 – HLD add to their existing bathroom and kitchen portfolio with the acquisition of Tre Mercati.

HLD have broadened their exposure in the bathroom and kitchen sector with the purchase of Tre Mercati. Tre Mercati is a leading UK specialist supplier of bathroom and kitchen brassware. A family owned business since 1977, Tre Mercati was looking for external investors to help develop and extend their range of stylish Italian inspired bathroom and kitchen brassware. A spokesperson for HLD commented “We are thrilled to welcome Tre Mercati to the HLD family. We see strong synergies between Tre Mercati and the existing ...

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HLD group, the UK based industrial investment group, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Clugston Distribution Services Ltd – Feb 2020

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HLD group, the UK based industrial investment group, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Clugston Distribution Services Ltd – Feb 2020

The acquisition of this iconic 100 year old distribution business marks the return of the HLD Group to the logistics and distribution sector providing a logistics arm to support its growing manufacturing and industrial portfolio of companies.

The Chief Executive of HLD Group, commented: “I am pleased to welcome Clugston Distribution and all their talented employees into our Group. CDSL is an iconic brand and has a fantastic heritage within the specialised logistics sector. We are committed to supporting the business as it looks ...

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Prestwick engineering firm Wallace McDowall acquired by the HLD Group – June 2019

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Prestwick engineering firm Wallace McDowall acquired by the HLD Group – June 2019

HLD are pleased to announce the investment in and acquisition of the Wallace McDowall Group.

Based in a 125,000 sq. ft facility in Prestwick half an hour from Glasgow, Wallace McDowall are a specialist engineering business providing machined and engineered parts for a large number of blue chip customers based in the UK and overseas.

With a range of design capabilities, CNC, Laser, machining and finishing capabilities the business has grown from a small bespoke machine shop over 50 years ago to ...

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HLD Group acquires one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of latex based compounds – January 2019

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HLD Group acquires one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of latex based compounds – January 2019

The HLD Group of companies is pleased to announce the acquisition and merger of Jacques Products Limited and Industrial Latex Compounds Limited.

Based in the North of England, the 65,000 sq ft manufacturing facility produces and markets latex compounds both in the UK and internationally. JPL specialises in the manufacture of backing material for carpets and textiles while innovating in an increasing range of speciality materials including water resistant compounds, ...

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Another acquisition! HLD group acquires a steel fabrication market leader! – December 2018

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Another acquisition! HLD group acquires a steel fabrication market leader! – December 2018

Well established, market leading steel fabrication company SP Fabrications has successfully been acquired by the HLD group, bringing another innovative industrial manufacturer into the company’s portfolio.

SP Fabrications are an experienced, advanced fabrication company supplying bespoke steel fabricated products. With a highly skilled team of CAD technicians, mechanical engineers, spray painters and industrial fitters, SP Fabrications continue to supply a growing range of satisfied customers. Delivering up to 400 tonnes of finished steel products a month, SP Fabrications have clients in ...

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HLD Group invest in one of the UK’s leading providers of marble, quartz and granite kitchen and bathroom surfaces – July 2018

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HLD Group invest in one of the UK’s leading providers of marble, quartz and granite kitchen and bathroom surfaces – July 2018

Marble Building Products Ltd has joined the HLD Group portfolio of companies. This highly respected and venerable business complements other businesses in the HLD stable also servicing the bathroom and kitchen sector.

One of the UK’s leading fabricators and manufacturers in Granite, Quartz and Marble, providing kitchen and bathroom work surfaces and bespoke architectural projects. Supplying counter tops to over 8000 kitchens a year the business also works with Ultra-Compact surfaces such as Dekton and Silestone. With its own fleets of ...

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Specialist national mezzanine floor manufacturer acquired by HLD Group – June 2018

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Specialist national mezzanine floor manufacturer acquired by HLD Group – June 2018

HLD group are pleased to announce their investment in Storplan Limited, a specialist fabrication business based in the North of England.

A leading designer and manufacturer of cold rolled steel Mezzanine floors. This national business also designs, manufactures and installs shelving, racking and steel staircases as standalone projects or to complement the architectural mezzanine floors it provides. With purpose built premises located in Yorkshire close to the motorway network and teams of certified installers, the business is capable of servicing and ...

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HLD acquires Industrial Sign Manufacturer based in Somerset. – February 2018

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HLD acquires Industrial Sign Manufacturer based in Somerset. – February 2018

HLD Group are pleased to have completed the acquisition of  one of the UK’s leading industrial sign manufacturers. The business, based in Somerset, was part of a large European PLC and had become non core to the original parent.

The business specialises in Motorway signage and liveries for large corporate fleets. HLD is expecting significant growth for the business as it broadens its customer base from the original parent into other market sectors.

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