Experts in selling engineering businesses in the UK

Aitken Corporate Finance arranges the sale and acquisition of companies in many business sectors. However over the years we have built a reputation for expertise in the Engineering sector.

Glenn Aitken grew up with the family engineering business, working in the machine shop on Saturdays and during the school holidays. He attended Loughborough University, studying production engineering and management. After graduating he joined Tube Investments Ltd as a graduate trainee. Deciding to live in London, led to joining Arthur Andersen, where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1976.

Returning to Hull, he founded his own accountancy practice and rejoined the fast-expanding family company, Cadogan Numerical Control Ltd. as part-time Financial Director. The company developed into CNC manufacturing and undertook aerospace machining work with British Aerospace and MBB. The company continued to grow and Glenn finally arranged the sale of the company to Wellman PLC at an agreed price of almost £4m, allowing his father to retire.

The sale and acquisition of companies had become an increasing part of the accountancy business. In 1999 he sold the practice to his two younger partners and formed Aitken Corporate Finance to specialise in the sale and acquisition of small and medium sized UK companies with value of between £250,000 and £10m.

The company has been involved in many successful sales of engineering companies over the years. We understand the business and are able to present the features that will secure the best possible price.

In addition the company has built an extensive network of companies and individual investors wanting to acquire businesses of all sizes and specialisations in the UK engineering sector.

Contact Glenn Aitken and arrange for a free valuation and a discussion about the best way to sell your company.