Case study - Oilennium Limited - Business Sale
Sale of Oillenium Limited to Petrofac plc a FTSE100 company and one of the world’s leading provider of oilfield services.
Oillenium are a specialist e-learning training provider for the oil and gas offshore sector.
MHA Larking Gowen assisted the shareholders in the sale of the business to Petrofac plc, a FTSE100 company and one of the world’s leading provider of oilfield services.
Oillenium was a long-standing client of MHA Larking Gowen, and it was extremely satisfying to assist the company and watch it grow over those years before helping the shareholders realise the full value of their shares.
Kevin Keable, Managing Director and shareholder of Oillenium Limited, said
“We have enjoyed significant growth over the last few years and now with the market access, content and synergies that Petrofac brings to us, we will be able to accelerate that growth and enhance our high standards”.
Ian Fitch, MHA Larking Gowen partner, said
“It was a pleasure working with a long standing client of the firm and to assist them in realising the value that they had worked to build up in the business over those years”.
MHA Larking Gowen provided assistance throughout the whole sale process, including:
- Negotiating with the acquirer’s advisors;
- Handling financial due diligence enquiries;
- Providing tax advice and structuring this into the deal;
- Assisting solicitors to draft the legal paperwork; and
- Co-ordinating the deal to enable the vendors to concentrate on running the business.