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          DWF advises Woodall Nicholson on the acquisition of VCS Ltd

          Global legal business, DWF, has advised Woodall Nicholson Group on the acquisition of VCS LTD, the market leader in specialist vehicle manufacturing.

          Date: 08/11/2019

          Woodall Nicholson is one of the oldest established coachbuilding companies in the UK. This acquisition further strengthens Woodall Nicholson Group’s leading specialist vehicle design and manufacturing capability in the transport sector. Together with Woodall Nicholson’s existing business Coleman Milne Specialist Vehicle business, this acquisition will offer customers a more complete offering within critical and complex sectors such as the Police Service, Fire Brigade and both private and NHS vehicle requirements.

          Jonathan Robinson, Partner in DWF's Manchester office, led on the transaction alongside senior associate, Katy Philips and associate, Francesca Kinsella. 

          Frank Barrett, CEO of Woodall Nicholson Group commented: “The team led by Jonathan provided excellent support throughout this transaction. This is a fantastic addition to the Woodall Nicholson family and provides additional growth opportunity to the group and we’re delighted to add further expertise and resource to our existing skill set."

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