Pinsent Masons advises on Epwin and Latium Merger

02 Feb 2012 | 10:58 am |

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Epwin (Holdings) Limited on its merger with Latium Group. The merger forms a new UK building products group with a turnover in excess of £275m.

Epwin is a leading building products provider in the UK with key brands in window material supply. The Epwin Group was founded in 1976 and has over 2,500 employees.

Jim Rawson, Founder and Chairman of Epwin, commented: "This is a major opportunity for the UK building products industry. In bringing together many of its leading businesses, in a British run, British owned group, we have the resource to invest in individual brands, product innovation and service, grow our business and most importantly, support our customers across sectors in doing the same."

 The Pinsent Masons team advising on the deal was led by Corporate Partner Paul Harkin and Senior Associate Zanna Patchett, assisted by Rhian Critchell and Christian Mulvihill. The banking team was led by Banking Senior Associate Esther Parkes and Associate Pippa Whitmore.

Commenting on the deal, Paul Harkin said: "We are delighted to have advised on the merger and wish the Group every success."

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