DORMA Acquires Ascot Doors Ltd

DORMA UK Ltd continues to strengthen its position as the leading supplier of premium access solutions and services by acquiring Ascot Doors Ltd, one of the largest independent suppliers of Industrial Doors and Door Servicing in the UK. DORMA is a trusted partner in the supply of door products and supports those products with installation and service teams nationally, offering 24/7 service on all major brands of Automatic and Pedestrian Doors. With the acquisition of Ascot Doors Ltd effective 30th September 2013, DORMA now provides its customers with a complete one stop shop solution for products and services in and around the building.

Alan Blower, Managing Director of DORMA UK Ltd, commented “Being able to provide complete lifecycle servicing of our products is an ethos held by both companies and the combined field based team of 200 service technicians will ensure we continue to offer best in class service to all our customers but now with a much broader offer. Ascot Doors and DORMA are an excellent fit of two long standing family businesses that produce quality products and place the customer experience central to everything they do”.

Andrew Ashworth, Managing Director of Ascot Doors Ltd. added, “The acquisition of Ascot Doors Ltd by DORMA provides an excellent opportunity to carry on the Ascot legacy in a manner that enhances growth as well as securing the long term future of our employees. We are thrilled to join the DORMA Group”.

Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance advised DORMA UK Ltd while Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services provided the due diligence together with Dow Schofield Watts VAT Services.