Our specialist marine and leisure team was appointed by property investment company, Fuller Group, to advise on the sale of Deacons Boatyard Ltd to south coast marina operators, Dean & Reddyhoff.
Situated on the River Hamble, Deacons Boatyard boasted space for over 150 boats ashore and had been owned by the Fuller Group since the 1960s.
The marina had undergone an extensive programme of works, including the dredging of the entire marina, and development of new infrastructure in 2014.
How we helped
Having previously acted for Dean & Reddyhoff, we knew the business was looking to grow through acquisition
We effected an introduction between Dean & Reddyhoff and our client
Supported our client in negotiating an off-market transaction
Secured confidential sale of the 135-berth marina and boatyard
Guided the complex due diligence process to successful completion
Enabled our client to achieve the confidential sale they wanted
The two companies have since worked closely together to allow Deacons to offer boatyard services to Dean & Reddyhoff
“We’d like to thank Ian and the team at Vail Williams for their expert advice and assistance in brokering the sale.” Alex Fuller, Director at Fuller Group.
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If you think you may need similar support to that described here, or you would simply want to have an informal chat with a member of our team to discuss your property needs, get in touch.