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About VVB Engineering

VVB Engineering is a specialist Mechanical & Electrical Contractor providing integrated 'turnkey' solutions within the Transport, Industrial and Commercial sectors.

VVB Engineering Headquarter Location

Church Road, Ramsden Heath

Essex, England, CM11 1PW,

United Kingdom

Latest VVB Engineering News

Sandton Capital Partners acquires VVB Engineering Ltd

May 22, 2018

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:07 Sandton Capital Partners, a special situations investment fund, has acquired VVB Engineering Ltd (VVB), a specialist mechanical and electrical contractor, for an undisclosed sum. Established in 1991; VVB is one of the leading contractors in the UK, for mechanical and electrical works in the construction and installation of tunnels. The company works on many high-profile projects in partnership with some of the main UK and European civil contractors, operating in five key strategic sectors; rail, road, airport, power and utilities and construction. VVB’s head office is in Ramsden Heath, Essex and they employ over 250 people with a turnover of GBP75million. The partnership with Sandton Capital Partners means that VVB can benefit from the vast experience held by Matt Meehan and his team to drive forward its future business strategy. Symon Wilson has been appointed as the new Managing Director, following the retirement of founder Steve Hinde. Symon is joined by colleagues Glyn Race, Business Development Director, and Nick Beedle, Operations Director who combined have 50 years of service at VVB. Matt Meehan, Sandton Capital Partners, says: “The engineering and infrastructure sector is one of our key focus industries and this is our second acquisition after completing the purchase of Aspin earlier this year. This deal demonstrates our focus and expertise in this sector. We are excited to be working with Symon Wilson and his management team to establish a strong platform for long-term growth and success. We will be working together to increase market share across core sectors and look at new opportunities with existing and new clients.”   Symon Wilson, Managing Director, VVB, says: “VVB is an established operator in the mechanical and electrical works market and with the backing of Sandton Capital Partners we intend to enhance our position and become a leading operator in the infrastructure sector. Together we aim to ensure financial stability and drive forward the growth of the business. We are committed to delivering successful, safe and quality engineering projects within the infrastructure sector and have worked hard to establish the business. This is an exciting time for all of us at VVB and we look forward to taking full advantage of this great opportunity.”

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