Smith Bateson Ltd

RSM’s M&A and private equity team has advised on the sale of Smith Bateson Holdings Ltd to Zeus Packaging Investments (UK). 

The client

Established in 1801, Smith Bateson Holdings is a leading paper and polythene distributor with experience in the provision of retail services and an extensive product range of consumable for industrial, janitorial and catering requirements.

What RSM did

The acquisition by Zeus Packaging Investments, the Irish-owned global packaging solutions company, is part of its strategic global growth plans. The transaction reinforces the existing portfolio of services for Zeus Packaging Investments and strengthens its presence within the packaging sector.

Transaction team: John Gillibrand, Nick Wyatt, Christian Hitchen and Ben Everson.

Choosing our long-term accountancy firm, RSM, was a no-brainer for this transaction. A competitive quote from the start, a clear strategy and, most importantly, enthusiasm from the managers and directors involved to achieve the target goal. The advice we received was thorough in all areas and we received the correct support from day one.’

Steve Mckuhen, Managing Director of Smith Bateson Ltd