Specialist equipment firm snapped up in multimillion-pound deal

A firm which specialises in access platforms has been acquired by Newton-le-Willows based Speedy Hire for £9.6m.

The tools, equipment and plant hire services company, has acquired Yorkshire based powered access specialist Lifterz Holdings.

Lifterz has its head office in Ossett. Managed by Malcolm and Ben Bowers, the firm has a fleet of 1,300 access platforms and employs 90 people.

The firm's unaudited revenue for the 12 months ended 31 January 2019 was £15.2m and gross assets were... For the full story register now for free or login below...