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Management Buy Out at Anopol

10 Sep 2013

Anopol Limited, with premises in Birmingham and Bordon Hampshire, has new owners following a successful in-house MBO. The brothers John and Brian Swain, who founded the original company in 1969, have sold their shares to Anopol Group Limited, a company controlled by the MBO team comprising David Cass, Adrian Dallaway and Philip Spears.


Anopol is the largest group in the UK specialising in chemical and electrochemical surface treatments, mainly for stainless steels.


The Buyers were advised by accountants Michael Dufty Partnership Ltd and corporate lawyers Hawkins Hatton. The purchase was supported and financially assisted by Lloyds TSB Commercial Banking, Birmingham.


The Sellers were represented by accountants Michael Kay & Company and legal advisors and solicitors Higgs & Sons of Brierley Hill.     


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