Knights’ Corporate team has advised WJ Group on receiving investment from THI Investments - a provider of permanent capital to leading businesses in the industrials and infrastructure sector.
The investment partnership will enable WJ Group to continue its strong growth trajectory as the UK’s leading supplier of road markings and specialist highways products.
Founded in 1987, WJ Group provides road markings and highway products and services to a diverse customer base including Highways England, Transport for Scotland, Transport for London, multiple local authorities and Tier 1 contractors.
THI Investments is a family-owned private equity investor with a long-term investment approach. With significant experience in the industrials sector it will provide WJ Group with the capital, operational understanding and support for further sustainable growth, acquisitions and technological advancement to compliment the exceptional organic growth WJ Group has delivered to date.
David Easdown, lead advisor for Knights’ multi-disciplinary team commented: “We worked carefully with WJ Group and Clearwater International to prepare the business for this strategic partnership; structuring and negotiating terms of investment and running a robust legal due diligence process.
The new partnership puts WJ Group in an even stronger position for growth, ready to deliver on an evolving range of UK and European highways and infrastructure demands. We’re excited to see what the future holds for WJ Group in the next stage of its development and growth with THI’s support.”