40 jobs safeguarded as MBO completes at building control system business

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Forty jobs have been safeguarded after a management buyout (MBO) deal was completed at a provider of automatic control systems.

Robell Control Systems, located in Nechells, Birmingham designs, installs, commissions and maintains automated heating, ventilation, environmental, and air-conditioning control systems for various commercial buildings.

With a collective 40 years of experience at Robell, project sales manager Adam Woroch, operations manager Edd Watson, and accounts manager Ruth Fennell have acquired the business from its founding directors, Mike Everell and Dave Robinson.

The management buyout, backed by an equity investment from business investment firm UKSE, ensures the company’s long-term stability.

Established in 1989, Robell provides automated control systems for buildings such as shopping centres, schools, train stations, and hospitals, focusing on enhanced sustainability and efficiency standards.

Adam Woroch said: “We are focussed on the long-term prosperity of the business and will be investing in training, apprenticeships and technology to boost energy efficiency going forward.”

UKSE regional executive Mike Lowe added: “We are thrilled to be able to support Robell with the investment they needed to fund a management buyout. Robell is a thriving business committed to delivering excellence and retaining the values that have contributed to the success of the business. UKSE’s primary goal is to help businesses grow and create employment opportunities. Whether you are an existing business looking to expand or acquiring a new business, UKSE can help.”

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