Ensign-Bickford Corporation’s Acquisition Of Cawood

In UK Addleshaw Goddard, advised on the matter.

Addleshaw Goddard advised Cawood Scientific with a team including George Danczak (Corporate M&A), Paul Medlicott (Picture – Corporate M&A).

Founded in 2006, Cawood specialises in providing independent laboratory analysis for the agriculture, environmental and infrastructure sectors. The company has over 620 staff operating in 16 locations across the UK and Europe.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, EBI is a 185-year-old privately held corporation with diversified businesses in aerospace and defence, molecular diagnostics, and food testing markets. It is one of the world’s oldest privately-owned companies. This is its first acquisition since 2018. EBI has acquired Cawood from Waterland Private Equity, which partnered with Cawood in 2019 as part of a buy and build strategy which has seen the company more than double in size.  

The AG team was led by Paul Medlicott (Picture) and George Danczak and included Gabrielle Cummins, Daniel Rathbone and Emma Johnston. 

Involved fees earner: Gabrielle Cummins – Addleshaw Goddard; George Danczak – Addleshaw Goddard; Paul Medlicott – Addleshaw Goddard; Daniel Rathbone – Addleshaw Goddard;

Law Firms: Addleshaw Goddard;

Clients: Cawood Scientific;

Author: Giulia Di Palma