Hazlewoods Corporate Finance has advised EJ Group Inc on latest acquisition

Published: Thursday 25 May 2023

Hazlewoods Corporate Finance has recently advised EJ Group Inc, a leading supplier of access solutions to the water, sewer, telecommunications and utility networks, on its latest acquisition of Swarm Water Management Ltd.

As a Global business with more than 140 years’ experience, EJ design, manufacture and distribute access covers, manhole covers and drainage gratings worldwide.

Wanting to build upon their established UK reputation as a supplier of the largest range of access solutions, they have now acquired Swarm Water Management Ltd, a UK based manufacturer specialising in surface water drainage products.

Not only will EJ be gaining Swarm’s 100 years of combined industry expertise, but also their innovative approach within the industry, with their cutting-edge patented systems designed to save time and money on varying sites, ranging from small residentials, through to large industrial plots.  

Swarm will be joining and benefiting from EJ’s established commercial presence, which includes sales offices, manufacturing facilities and distribution hubs.

Padraig Freeman, Executive Vice President Business Development and Strategy for EJ Group Inc. commented: “Having worked on previous transactions with Hazlewoods; we were delighted to re-engage with their team to assist us in carrying out the financial due diligence of Swarm. We found them to be highly professional and supportive in the financial analysis as well as bringing added value in terms of insights on the data and market.”

Rich Grover, Hazlewoods Corporate Finance Director, said: “We are very happy to have supported EJ with this transaction, with both companies being a water-tight fit for each other. We wish them the very best going forward.”

If you are considering selling your company, buying a business or are looking for ways to finance your growth plans and would like to find out more about the process, please contact Rich Grover at rich.grover@hazlewoods.co.uk or call him on 01242 680000.

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