125-year-old supplier of weights & lifting equipment
W.H. Scott Group is a market leader in Ireland and the UK in the design, fabrication, supply, inspection, and certification of equipment used in the highly regulated lifting and industrial markets. The Group is headquartered in Rathnew Wicklow, with depots located across Ireland and the UK. The Group aims to offer a complete range of lifting and industrial safety solutions to its customers through its four specialised operating entities (W.H. Scott & Son Engineers, Hiltonne Engineers, Metlab and Re-Ropes).
- This is Renatus’ tenth investment, and its first from its new €60m fund, which is backed by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (“ISIF”). This new fund is focused on providing supportive equity capital to ambitious SMEs across the UK and Ireland.
- Thomas Sheils, Investment Manager of Renatus said: “W.H. Scott Group, led by Patrick Doyle, has positioned itself as a market leader in its space by being ambitious, customer-focused, and uncompromising on product and service quality. We have been hugely impressed with the growth of the business to date under Patrick and the management team’s leadership and are excited by their plans for the Group. Renatus is delighted to partner with Patrick and provide the financial and strategic support to help accelerate the growth ambitions.”
Managing Director Patrick Doyle will be joined on the board by Renatus’ Mark Flood.