£120m-turnover Skipton firm acquired by Mott MacDonald

Friday 19th September 2014

Gordons LLP advised Bentley Holdings Ltd, including its subsidiary company, JN Bentley Ltd in its acquisition by global management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald. The team which was led by corporate partner Jonathan Asquez and corporate solicitor Duncan Firman. The team also included corporate solicitor Amanda Hughes, Sarah Ratcliffe, a commercial property solicitor, Julian Moran, Gordons tax solicitor  and solicitor Matthew Ambler from the pensions team.

JN Bentley employs more than 700 workers and has a turnover of £120m. More than 80 per cent of its business is derived through Mott MacDonald Bentley, set up in 1999 to operate as an integrated, co-located joint venture by combining all facets of design, programme management, site investigation and construction in one organisation. The partnership was set up to work on long-term, high volume programme of projects for the UK’s water companies throughout the industry’s rolling five-year Asset Management Plan.

Deloitte corporate finance partner Paul Trickett and corporate finance associate director Matt Nicholson acted for JN Bentley alongside the Gordons team.