Knights’ Corporate team has advised Kent Business Investors Limited on its acquisition of indEx Enclosures Limited, a Kent-based manufacturer of hazardous area control, instrumentation and connection products.

indEx Enclosures Limited’s portfolio, customisation capability and strong service offering have enabled it to establish a high degree of brand recognition and reputation across the oil & gas, energy, chemical processing, food, pharmaceutical and rail sectors. The company, founded by Richard Gipp and Daniel Baker in 2010, serves more than 200 active clients across the UK.

Charlotte Lane and Daniel Tozer led Knights’ project team, supporting a Kent Business Investors acquisition for a second time. Daniel Tozer said: “We are delighted to get the deal over the line and to continue to assist Kent Business Investors on its mission to invest in well-run and profitable manufacturing companies. We look forward to continuing to support our valued client achieve its goals.”  

Alex Pawle, Director of Kent Business Investors Limited comments: “indEx Enclosures struck us as a highly specialised manufacturer with its own niche product range. We look forward to preserving the company founders’ legacy and building on their philosophy of continuous improvement and manufacturing excellence, led by Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints, of which Stephane and I are keen students.”

Stephane Leduc, Director of Kent Business Investors Limited added: “Through the acquisition of indEx Enclosures, we are taking a new step towards investing in industry in the UK, in particular in our home counties of Kent and Sussex. Let’s invest in industry and re-localise high value manufacturing in the UK.”