West Midlands dealmakers at the heart of Gill deal

DEALMAKERS from the West Midlands played a central role in the deal which saw YFM Equity Partners backing the management buy-out of Nottingham-based sailing clothing manufacturer Douglas Gill International.

The deal, for an undisclosed sum, follows a sales process led by Birmingham-based Clearwater Corporate Finance.

Yorkshire Bank provided debt funding and working capital facilities to support the transaction.

As part of the deal, Steve Richards will be joining Gill as non-executive chairman. He is currently cha... For the full story register now for free or login below...