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An affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP announces acquisition of O&S Doors

An affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP (“Sun European Partners”), today announces that it has agreed to acquire O&S Doors (“O&S”), the largest UK-based Made to Measure (“MTM”) kitchen door manufacturer, for an undisclosed sum.

Established in 1988, O&S is headquartered in Dungannon, Northern Ireland, employing over 360 people between its purpose built manufacturing site and its trade counter near Dublin. Through significant historical investment in plant and machinery, O&S offers customers the highest quality bespoke MTM kitchen and bedroom door solutions across a wide range of door types and with unsurpassed lead times.

The company has expanded rapidly, with revenues of over £35m across more than 1,000 customers, ranging from independent kitchen fitters to wholesalers and distributors across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Chris Carney, Vice President at Sun European Partners said; “O&S is an exciting company known in the market place for its exceptional customer service, reliability and product quality. It has traded well through all economic cycles and we believe that, with Sun’s support, there is significant scope to increase market share and build upon the valuable customer relationships. We look forward to working with the management team on the next stage of O&S’s growth.”

Peter O Donnell, Director at O & S Doors said; “We are delighted to make this announcement today and we believe this acquisition will further help develop the company and strengthen its offering in the marketplace. Our company has for many years been committed to investing in the local marketplace and building a future not only for the company but also for the workforce who have supported us through our growth and development to date. We believe this acquisition will enhance the opportunity for the company to continue to develop for many years to come.”

Sun European Partners has significant experience making acquisitions in the UK. Among its affiliated portfolio companies it has a number of leading businesses including; Dreams, the U.K.’s leading bed and mattress specialist; Flamingo Horticulture, a vertically integrated horticulture business; Bonmarché, one of the UK’s largest value retailer focused on selling affordable, quality womenswear in a wide range of sizes to women over 45 years old; and American Golf, the largest golf retailer in the UK.

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Fergus Wheeler
FTI Consulting
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