Ground Control Acquisition of Landscaping and Arboricultural Divisions of UPM Tillhill Limited
HMT, led by partner Andrew Thomson, advised Ground Control Limited, an award-winning commercial landscaping business based in Essex, on its recent acquisition of the Landscaping and Arboriculture divisions of UPM Tilhill Limited.
The Landscaping and Arboricultural divisions of UPM Tillhill are highly accredited commercial landscaping businesses with a large national presence in the UK, generating turnover of £26 million across construction, rail, electricity networks, education, health, retail and commercial sectors.
Simon Morrish, CEO of Ground Control Limited, commented:
“As a national company dedicated to landscaping and grounds maintenance, Tilhill’s Landscaping and Utility divisions fit perfectly with our strategy and core business. It is our intention to continue to develop these businesses, advancing our expansion across the UK.
It was a pleasure working with Andrew and his team again. The bid support was invaluable, delivered with professionalism and addressing the commercial issues. I look forward to working with them in the future.”
Andrew Thomson commented:
“Having acted for Simon and his team since 2004 when they acquired Ground Control, we were delighted to assist on this significant strategic acquisition which will strengthen its market leading position.”