MML has enjoyed a long and successful association with WSH and its management team led by CEO Alastair Storey. During this time WSH has grown sales from £22m to over £350m, with MML providing five rounds of funding to support acquisitions. Most recently MML invested £25m in 2007 to facilitate the acquisitions of contract caterer Holroyd Howe and venue caterer Benugo.
MML co-founder Rory Brooks commented,
“WSH is a perfect example of MML’s investment strategy of partnering owner managers to grow their businesses. Alastair and his management team havem proved exceptional in delivering consistently strong organic growth, alongside a successful acquisition strategy supported with capital from MML. We wish WSH, Alastair and his team all the best for the future.”
As a specialist minority investor, MML Capital remains absolutely committed to investing alongside owner managers; funding growth and providing liquidity for shareholders in the UK, Western Europe and the US.