Case Study: Typhoon International Group

Deal size:
Undisclosed
Transaction:
Company Sales
Sector:
Marine
Deal completed:
November 2014
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About the deal

Meridian Corporate Finance (“Meridian”) advised Safety and Survival Systems International (“3Si”) backed by August Equity (“August”) on their acquisition of Typhoon International Limited (“Typhoon”).

Based in Redcar, Typhoon is the world’s largest manufacturer of dry suits and a key player in the diving and water sports markets.

David Lonsdale, Partner at August said, “We have been impressed with the high quality corporate finance advice provided by Meridian both during our initial investment in to Ocean Safety, when they were advising the Vendors, and our follow on acquisition where they have yet again delivered with Typhoon to further enhance the product offering and global reach of 3Si.  

The guys did a great job and we are keen to use Meridian going forwards on this buy and build and other non-3Si deals.”

Headquartered in Southampton, 3Si (a group including Ocean Safety Limited and Revere Survival Inc.) specialise in the worldwide supply, distribution, service & hire of marine safety equipment including life rafts, lifejackets & EPIRBs.

London based August Equity invests and supports companies to build scale and fulfil their potential to become market leaders in attractive growth 
areas of the UK economy.
 

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We have been impressed with the high quality corporate finance advice provided by Meridian both during our initial investment in to Ocean Safety

David Lonsdale , August Equity