DLA Piper advises Safestyle UK on £77m placing on London’s AIM market
DLA Piper has advised Safestyle UK, a retailer and manufacturer of PVCu windows and doors for the UK homeowner replacement market, on a £77m placing on London’s AIM market.
The company has grown since its founding in 1992 to become the largest company in the UK homeowner window and door replacement market, manufacturing 232,000 frames in 2012 and carrying out in excess of 50,000 installations.
The DLA Piper team acting on the transaction was led by Wendy Harrison and John Gallon, both partners in the corporate practice, who worked alongside senior associates Victoria Egan and Adam Rogowski.
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