Harvey Jones’ Management Buyout

In UK Browne Jacobson, advised on the matter.

Browne Jacobson advised Coniston Capital with a team including Mike Jackson (Picture – Corporate M&A).

Coniston Capital was involved in the management buyout (MBO) of bespoke kitchen design manufacturers Harvey Jones for an undisclosed sum.

Founded in 1986 in a Cambridgeshire workshop, Harvey Jones creates made to measure premium kitchens. The business operates across 28 kitchen showrooms throughout the UK and is led by Managing Director Darren Woolsgrove.

London headquartered Coniston Capital, which was set up in 2020, works with a broad portfolio of UK based SMEs, looking to facilitate change of ownership to management teams and further grow their business profile and operation.

The investment from Coniston Capital will provide Harvey Jones with an opportunity for accelerated growth. The transaction will see the appointments of non-executive Chairman Adrian Fawcett and Coniston Principal Josh Henshaw to the Harvey Jones board.

The Browne Jacobson deal team was led by Birmingham based corporate finance partner, Mike Jackson (Picture) with support from partner, Sandra Wong and associate Matt Dorman, both of the private equity team, and associate lawyer Jack Milnthorpe. 

Involved fees earner: Matthew Dorman – Browne Jacobson; Mike Jackson – Browne Jacobson; Sandra Wong – Browne Jacobson;

Law Firms: Browne Jacobson;

Clients: Coniston Capital;

Author: Giulia Di Palma