All Steels Trading snaps up historic Bromford Iron & Steel

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 | BUSINESS SALE



All Steels Trading, a steel importer based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, has successfully taken over the historic Bromford Iron & Steel company from OSSL Group.

Bromford Iron & Steel, which can trace back its roots to 1610, operates from its site in Oldbury to process iron and steel with 38 members of staff to its name. The company produces flat bars and sections, and specialises in the production of hot-rolled profiles which replace expensive and labour-intensive machining costs.

Similarly, All Steels Trading was established in 2006 and presently boasts a £80 million turnover. The acquisition is described to be a part of the company’s growth strategy.

All Steels Trading’s current managing director, Laurence McDougall, said: “The acquisition of Bromford Iron & Steel offers excellent synergy with our other UK steel-related businesses, but especially with our Wolverhampton-based Special Steel Sections rolling mill.

“As a bulk international steel trader, we have the critical mass to obtain extremely competitive raw materials prices and these price savings will enable Bromford to grow and fulfil capacity.

“The acquisition also confirms our commitment to supporting and investing in traditional British industries, and safeguarding a significant number of UK jobs.

“We believe British companies in this industry sector are more than capable of not just supporting domestic steel requirements but successfully competing on the world stage – and the support of All Steels Trading and its group of UK steel manufacturing companies will no doubt certainly help them to do just that."

Jonathan Simms, a legal partner at Clarion who advised All Steels Trading on the deal, said: “It's great to see a Yorkshire business continuing to expand and succeed on the world stage, particularly in such a competitive sector.

“This acquisition not only secures the jobs and business at Bromford, but will also help All Steels Trading to continue its growth strategy.”


Share this article



Latest Businesses for Sale

Hardwood Conservatories, Orangeries, Windows & Doors
South East, UK

Well-established specialist in the design, manufacture and installation of high-quality hardwood conservatories, orangeries, windows and doors. Bespoke projects designed and manufactured on-site. This is a retirement sale. Offers invited.

Asking Price: Offers Invited
Turnover: £710,000

Industrial Mechanical Lifting & Handling Systems Manufacturing
North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, UK

Comes with extensive inventory of quality plant and equipment included. Huge scope to develop for 'hands on' operator or outstanding specialist acquisition for expanding engineering & fabrications solutions provider. Offers invited.

Asking Price: £599,950
Turnover: £667,808

LEASEHOLD


Fire Place Showroom & Manufacturer
North West, UK

This unique business, makes Fireplaces in many styles including 1920's Art Deco fireplaces and classic Edwardian fireplace designs, our client can literally make anything from tiles or wood when it comes to fireplaces. Offers invited.

Asking Price: £330,000
Turnover: £503,000

LEASEHOLD



View more businesses for sale

News Search

Latest News

 
03
 
Jun
 

28 Oddbins stores saved after acquisition by unnamed buyer | BUSINESS SALE

28 Oddbins stores will remain open after the off-licence ret...

 
02
 
Jun
 

Topps Tiles agrees sale and leaseback of HQ and warehouses | COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

Tile retailer Topps Tiles has agreed the £18.1 million...

 
01
 
Jun
 

Aldo UK falls into administration | ADMINISTRATION

Footwear retailer Aldo UK has entered into administration du...

Free guide: 10 Biggest Buyer Mistakes

Sign up to receive our acquisition alert emails to get your FREE guide

Email


Want access to the latest businesses for sale?

Business Sale Report is your complete solution to finding great acquisition opportunities.

Join today to receive:

  • Comprehensive range of businesses for sale
  • Make direct contact with business sellers or their intermediaries
  • Access to all UK administrations, liquidations and winding-up petitions
  • Daily email alerts for the latest businesses for sale & distressed notifications
  • Business Sale Report publication posted to you every month
  • Advertise your acquisition requirements on our "business wanted" section

All this and much more, including the latest M&A news and exclusive resources