Deal Announcement – RS Sales & Distribution Ltd
Integritas Financial Solutions is pleased to announce that it has arranged funding to assist RS
Sales & Distribution Ltd to acquire the assets of Ace Industrial Supplies Ltd for an
RS Sales & Distribution Ltd is a family-owned national distributor of goods not for resale to
the grocery retail sector. By contrast Ace Industrial Supplies Ltd is a regional supplier of
PPE, hygiene and janitorial supplies to the food processing industry. With the two firms both
operating from the same business park in Staplehurst, when the owners of Ace were
considering retirement RS was the natural acquirer.
Integritas identified and introduced a range of lenders who were keen to support RS with
their acquisition, and helped facilitate the management team’s decision to proceed with
funding from Investec.
Chris Hayfield – Managing Director commented:
“We are delighted to complete the purchase of Ace Industrial Supplies. The advice and
application of Martin at Integritas was fundamental to enable an efficient process to secure
the funding from ICS.
The support we received from Martin was professional and dedicated throughout to
completion of the deal.”
Martin White – Director of Integritas commented:
“It has been a pleasure to work with Chris, Julia and their team at RS helping them secure
the funding needed for this transaction. With a short deadline in place speed of delivery was
particularly important, by working closely with the team at Investec we have been able to
ensure that the funding line was ready in advance of the acquisition completion.”