Longville Group

Longville Group was the acquisition vehicle used to acquire three companies engaged in the long and short term hire of specialised equipment.

Office London
Acquired 1999 Deal size €120m

Background

Under Bridgepoint ownership, the group subsquently completed seven further acquisitions designed to broaden its product offering and geographic presence. As a result, it became the world leader in pump hire, the world number two in cooling equipment and number two in Europe in generator hire.

In November 2006 Longville was acquired by Carrier Inc., a business unit of United Technologies Corp of the US, for an undisclosed sum.

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