Alinda Acquires Kelling Group Limited

Jan 12, 2018

Investment funds managed by Alinda Capital Partners, along with company management, have acquired 100% ownership of Kelling Group Limited from Elysian Capital LLP.

Kelling is a U.K. company that provides specialty equipment for rental in the maintenance and upgrade of rail, road, telecommunications, street lighting, electric transmission, and other critical infrastructure. Kelling operates through two divisions, Access Hire Nationwide, and Welfare Hire Nationwide. AHN is the largest provider of vehicle-mounted access platforms for rental in the United Kingdom.

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“As long-standing infrastructure investors in the UK market, we are attuned to the scale of ongoing maintenance and capital improvement programs in UK infrastructure,” said Alinda Managing Partner Chris Beale. “Kelling plays a crucial role in the execution of those programs. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with management, who share our focus on infrastructure and emphasis on quality operations.”

“We are excited about Alinda’s investment,” said Kelling CEO John Wood. “Alinda shares our vision to grow Kelling as a best-in-class equipment hire business, with specific focus on meeting the needs of critical UK infrastructure. We have enjoyed working with Elysian Capital and now look forward to delivering our forward growth strategy in partnership with Alinda.”