NorthEdge Capital’s investment in the West Yorkshire manufacturer Platinum Stairlifts – on which Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services advised – has been named as Yorkshire Insider’s Deal of the Month for February.

Platinum, based in Keighley, designs and manufactures a full suite of stairlift products. The company employs over 100 staff and distributes to more than 40 countries, including France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the US, through its network of authorised dealers.

NorthEdge’s investment was led by John Rastrick, partner and head of Yorkshire and North East, Tom Rowley, director, and James Marshall, investment manager. James Buckley joins the company as non-executive chairman.

Rob McCarthy of Dow Schofield Watts Transaction Services in Leeds provided financial due diligence for NorthEdge.