Mazars deals - M&A team are delighted to have acted as corporate finance adviser to the shareholders and management team of JSM group on its investment by Rutland Partners.
JSM is a market leading infrastructure services provider to the UK’s critical digital communications and power sectors. The company has a strong presence within Greater London and the South East, targeting large and growing end-markets fueled by the significant need for infrastructure expansion, upgrade and maintenance.
Since inception in 1998, JSM has built a strong reputation as a highly technical services provider. The company has a longstanding blue-chip client base providing services across multiple areas including FTTP (Fibre To The Premise), the core fibre infrastructure network, mobile networks and datacentre connectivity (both fibre and power) as well as high-voltage connections in sectors including renewables and battery storage. JSM is recognised for its differentiated knowledge and expertise in its core markets, as well as its strong commitment to quality customer service. JSM has seen significant growth in recent years and has a large and growing order book of repeat business with strong forward visibility.
JSM represents an exciting opportunity for Rutland to partner with co-founders Stuart Wiltshire (Managing Director) and John Scanlon (Operations Director).
David Wardrop, Partner at Rutland, said: “We believe that with Rutland’s support, JSM can implement its strategic plan and build on its market leading position in critical infrastructure markets. It is a business that has an exceptional track record for delivery, which is reflected both in its financial performance and customer feedback. We look forward to working with Stuart, John and the management team through JSM’s next phase of growth.”
Stuart Wiltshire, co-founder and Managing Director at JSM, said: “We are delighted to have chosen Rutland as our partner to support JSM’s development. Their expertise and know-how will augment our strong team and enable JSM to continue providing outstanding technical services to our highly valued customers, whilst also facilitating continued growth. The Mazars team were invaluable in guiding JSM through a process that was new to us. Their professionalism and knowledgeable advice helped us through the multiple stages of the transaction. They achieved a fantastic result for us and were a pleasure to work with”.
John Bowe, Mazars Partner, Deals – M&A said “This deal is an excellent result for the shareholders and represents a significant investment in a market leader that will play an important role in the evolution of UK infrastructure. JSM is an impressive business that attracted attention from across the spectrum of investors and Rutland are the ideal partner. We are very pleased to have worked with Stuart, John and the wider team on this transaction”.
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